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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Office Position District Party
1975 Representative 17 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny


07/05/1943 -

SWEENEY, Leonard E., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County; Pa., July 5, 1943; graduated, North Catholic High School; graduated, Duquesne University; graduated, Duquesne School of Law; captain, United States Army (1968-1970, Vietnam War); campaign manager, Staisey for Lieutenant Governor (1966); campaign staff manager, Staisey for Allegheny County Commissioner (1967); director, Criminal Justice Planning Commission, Allegheny County; legal adviser, Superintendant of Pittsburgh Police; trial lawyer; private law practice, Sweeney and Cain; director, Municipal Improvement Authority, Allegheny County; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1974; expelled from the House, August 27, 1975.