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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1967 Republican
1968 Republican
1969 103 Republican
1970 103 Republican
1971 103 Republican
1972 103 Republican
1973 103 Republican
1974 103 Republican
 Counties   Dauphin


04/14/1930 -

GEKAS, George William, a Representative from Dauphin County; born in, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., April 14, 1930; graduated, William Penn High School, 1967; B.A., Dickinson College, 1952; J.D., Dickinson School of Law, 1958; served, United States Army (1953-1955); attorney; assistant district attorney, Dauphin County (1960-1966); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1967 term and served 3 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1974); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1977-1982); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1979-1982); appointed, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Authority (1981-1982); elected, United States Congress (1983-2003); appointed, manager, Congressional Impeachment proceedings of Judge Alcee Lamar Hastings (1988); appointed, manager, Impeachment proceedings of President William Clinton (1998); unusccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (2002).
Archival Collections

Papers of Rep. George Gekas, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson University, Carlisle, Pa.

After 8 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, GEORGE W. GEKAS went on to serve in congress