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GEKAS, George William, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Harrisburg, Dauphin
County, Pa., April 14, 1930; graduated from William Penn High School,
Harrisburg, Pa., 1948; B.A., Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., 1952; J.D.,
Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pa., 1958; United States Army, 1953-1955;
lawyer, private practice; assistant district attorney, Dauphin County, Pa.,
1960-1966; member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives,
1966-1974; member of the Pennsylvania state senate, 1976-1982; elected as a
Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January
3, 1983-January 3, 2003); one of the managers appointed by the House of
Representatives in 1988 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Alcee
Lamar Hastings, judge of the United States District Court for the Southern
District of Florida; one of the managers appointed by the House of
Representatives in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against
President William Clinton; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One
Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.