Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1935-1936 Representative Democrat
1937-1938 Representative Democrat
1939-1940 Representative Democrat
1941-1942 Representative Majority Floor Leader Democrat
Counties Monroe

Biography

07/15/1895 - 10/19/1968


ACHTERMAN, Leo A., a Representative from Monroe County; born in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa., July 15, 1895; LL.B., Dickinson College School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law); private, United States Army (World War I); lawyer; chair, Monroe County Democratic Committee (1930-1934); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1935 term and served 4 consecutive terms; elected, Majority Leader (1941-1942); appointed, Joint Legislative Commission to Investigate Philadelphia Courts (1937-1938); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1937-1942); appointed, General State Authority Commission (1941-1942); appointed, Interstate Cooperation Commission (1941-1942); appointed, State Council of Defense (1941-1942); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1942); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Secretary of Internal Affairs (1942); elected, solicitor, Monroe County (1963-1966); died, October 19, 1968 in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; interred, Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.