08/18/1915 - 03/11/2006

REIBMAN, Jeanette F., a Representative from Northampton County; born, August 18, 1915 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, In.; A.B., political science, Hunter College, 1937; LL.B., Indiana University Law School-Bloomington, 1940; LL.D, Lafayette College, 1969; attorney, United States War Department (1940-1942); attorney, United States War Production Board (1942-1944); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1955 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the 1957 term; reelected to the House for the 1959, 1961, 1963 and 1965 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1967 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1969-1994); appointed, Local Government Commission (1967-1974; chair, 1971-1974); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1981-1992); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission for Women (1981-1992); appointed, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (1981-1992); elected, Senate Minority Caucus Administrator (1993-1994); unsuccessful campaign, United State Senate (1976); died, March 11, 2006 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Easton Cemetery, Easton, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.   

Archival Collections

Jeanette Reibman Papers (1955-1998), Special Collections and College Archives, Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

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