03/14/1900 - 09/09/1966

SARRAF, Dr. George John, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, March 14, 1900 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; attended, Central and Schenley High Schools; B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.D., University of Pittsburgh; private, United States Army (1918, World War I); major, surgeon, Medical Corps, United States Army (1943-1946, World War II), brigadier general, 28th Division Signal Corps, Pennsylvania National Guard; physician; taxicab driver (5 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1934; reelected to serve 10 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint Committee to Investigate the Advisability of Flood Walls to Protect Pittsburgh (1937-1938); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Mental Health Laws (1947-1948); not officially Sworn-In to the 1945-1946 Session due to military service; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1956); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1956-1966); died while in office of Senate, September 9, 1966 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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