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FRANCIS E. GLEESON, JR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1969 172 Democrat
1970 172 Democrat
1971 172 Democrat
1972 172 Democrat
1973 172 Democrat
1974 172 Democrat
1975 172 Democrat
1976 172 Democrat
1977 172 Democrat
1978 172 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

11/25/1937 - 02/17/2015

GLEESON, Francis E., Jr., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 25, 1937; graduated, La Salle High School; A.B., La Salle College, 1959; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1962; served, United States Army Reserve (1962-1968); attorney; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1969 term and served 4 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1979 term; stand-up comedian; died, February 17, 2015 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Dominic Cemetery, city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.