10/04/1939 - 02/10/2021

GREENLEAF, Stewart J., a Representative from Bucks and Montgomery Counties; born, October 4, 1939 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Upper Moreland High School; B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1961; J.D., University of Toledo, 1966; lawyer; chief, Appeals Division, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office; Assistant District Attorney, Montgomery County; law clerk, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County; member, Upper Moreland Township Committee; elected, commissioner, Upper Moreland Township (1971-1975; board president, 1973-1975); assistant public defender, Bucks County; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1977 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1979 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1979-2018); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1981-1982); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1983-1994); chair, Senate Impeachment Committee, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Rolf Larsen (1994); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (2000); died, February 10, 2021 in Meadowbrook, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  


Greenleaf, Stewart J.  "Prison Reform in the Pennsylvania Legislature." University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra.  160.179 (2011): 179-193.


Oral History

Sen. Stewart J. Greenleaf Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (September 25, 2013).


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