George M. Leader

George M. Leader

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Michael Leader served as the 36th Governor of Pennsylvania from January 18, 1955 until January 20, 1959. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and a native of York County, Pennsylvania. Currently he is the only person from that county ever to be elected governor of the state. George Leader was the third child of Guy and Beulah Leader. He grew up on their York County poultry farm, and was educated in a one-room schoolhouse. He later graduated from York High School, then obtained an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College. He did graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, with a focus on philosophy, economics, and political science. Leader received an MGA from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1939, he married Mary Jane Strickler, and, during World War II, he served on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Theater. Following the war, Leader began a family-operated chicken hatchery, and served in leadership positions in the York County Democratic Party
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135714821
  • 9786135714821