Sessions Office Position District Party
1955-1956 Representative Democrat
1957-1958 Representative Democrat
1959 Representative Democrat
1960 Representative Democrat
1961 Representative Democrat
1962 Representative Democrat
1963 Representative Democrat
1964 Representative Democrat
1965 Representative Democrat
1966 Representative Democrat
1967 Representative Democrat
1968 Representative Democrat
1969 Representative 202 Democrat
1970 Representative 202 Democrat
1971 Representative 202 Democrat
1972 Representative 202 Democrat
1973 Representative 202 Democrat
1974 Representative 202 Democrat
Counties Philadelphia


06/17/1919 - 03/23/1987

GELFAND, Eugene, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 17, 1919; graduated, Central High School; B.S. Temple University; LL.B., Temple University Law School; graduated, National Judicial College, Reno, Nv.; intelligence officer, Signal Corps, United States Army (1942-1946, World War II); captain, United States Air Force Reserve; attorney; member, 49th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; member, 17th Ward Democratic Executive Committee (20 years); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1954 and served 9 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1969-1974); appointed, director, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA); resigned from the House, January 7, 1974; elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1974-1987); instructor, Temple University Law School; died, March 23, 1987 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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