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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1955-1956 Democrat
1957-1958 Democrat
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
1965 Democrat
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1968 Democrat
1969 202 Democrat
1970 202 Democrat
1971 202 Democrat
1972 202 Democrat
1973 202 Democrat
1974 202 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


06/17/1919 - 03/23/1987

GELFAND, Eugene, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 17, 1919; graduated, Central High School; B.S. Temple University; LL.B., Temple University Law School; graduated, National Judicial College, Reno, Nv.; intelligence officer, Signal Corps, United States Army (1942-1946, World War II); captain, United States Air Force Reserve; attorney; member, 49th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; member, 17th Ward Democratic Executive Committee (20 years); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1954 and served 9 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1969-1974); appointed, director, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) ; resigned from the House, January 7, 1974; elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1974-1987); instructor, Temple University Law School; died, March 23, 1987 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.