Geoff Diehl

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Geoff Diehl
Massachusetts State Rep. Geoff Diehl.jpg
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 7th Plymouth District
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Allen McCarthy
Personal details
Born Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) KathyJo Boss
Residence Whitman, Massachusetts
Alma mater Lake Forest Academy Lehigh University
Occupation Small Business Owner
Politician

Geoffrey G. Diehl is a Republican politician who represents the 7th Plymouth District (Abington, Whitman, and East Bridgewater) in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.[1] He is a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, House Committee on Rules, and House Committee on Personnel and Administration. Representative Diehl is also a member of the House Library Caucus and Regional School Caucus. On November 2, 2010 he upset incumbent Allen McCarthy and was sworn in on January 5, 2011.

Personal History[edit]

Geoff Diehl was born at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He attended Lake Forest Academy and graduated from Lehigh University in 1992 with a double major in Government and Urban Studies. After graduating, he moved to New York City and worked in Advertising, and would later work television production in Los Angeles, California. He moved his wife's home town of Whitman, Massachusetts in 2001 where he worked as an account executive in the sign industry. Prior to his election, Diehl was a member of the Whitman Finance Committee, and remains a member of the MetroSouth Chamber of Commerce, and South Shore Chamber of Commerce. Geoff Diehl is also an Eagle Scout. Geoff and his wife, KathyJo, have two daughters, Kaylee and Emily.

2010 Election[edit]

Diehl began his campaign for representative of the 7th Plymouth District on February 22, 2010. During his campaign Diehl received support from previous Representatives from the same district including Andrew Card, Michael Sullivan, Ned Kirby (Also former State Senator, County Commissioner, and Judge), and Ronald Whitney. Diehl also received the endorsement of U.S. Senator Scott Brown.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Massachusetts Legislature profile
  2. ^ Preer, Robert. "Challengers, not all GOP, seek upsets". Boston Globe. Retrieved 9 September 2012.