SENATOR STEWART J. GREENLEAF SR. (1939 – 2021)

Firm News

February 10, 2021

With profound regret, John M. Elliott, Chairman & CEO of the Elliott Greenleaf, PC law firm with offices in Blue Bell, Harrisburg, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, PA, and Wilmington, DE announced the passing of its senior shareholder, Stewart J. Greenleaf Sr. on February 9, 2021 after a distinguished career in law, and as a highly respected public servant, who served initially in the State House of Representatives, and then with distinction in the State Senate for 30 years, including as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Mr. Elliott said, “Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s principled leadership was highly respected on both sides of the political aisle.  He was widely recognized throughout Pennsylvania and nationally for courageously championing significant legislative initiatives, including anti-smoking in public places, expanding educational funding, criminal justice reform, enhanced transparency in judicial and legislative ethics, public transportation, infrastructure renewal, and increasing the minimum wage.”

Senator Greenleaf’s funeral arrangements can be found here.