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Stewart John Greenleaf Sr., former member of the Pennsylvania State Senate. Credit: Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus via Wikimedia Commons.

Stewart Greenleaf, a former trial attorney, who spent more than 30 years at the helm of Pennsylvania’s Senate Judiciary Committee, has died at the age of 81, according to media reports.

Greenleaf, who was first elected into the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1977, led the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1978 until 2019. His law firm bio boasts that he passed more legislation than any other General Assembly member, sponsoring 161 bills that became law, co-sponsoring 327 other bills, and initiating 159 other proposals that eventually became law as well.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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