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James A Geltz


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1939-1940 40 Republican
1941-1942 40 Republican
1943-1944 40 Republican
1945-1946 40 Republican
1947-1948 40 Republican
1949-1950 40 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

1900 -

Born June 30, 1900, the son of John G. and Manora S. Geltz. Attorney. Grundy Republican.
Senate Majority leader, 1941, 1942; beaten by Duff-Fine moderate Republicans in 1950, who defeated old-line Grundy reactionaries. Duff-Fine candidate Robert Fleming defeated Geltz; Chair of Senate Finance Committee, 1949; fought Gov. Lawrence’s bid to orchestrate a government takeover of state hospitals.