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George Greig
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture
Former officeholder
In office
May 18, 2011 - January 20, 2015
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$135,228
Elections and appointments
AppointedFebruary 1, 2011
Appointed byGov. Tom Corbett
Campaign $$26,010
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolLinesville-Conneaut-Summit High School (1969)
Websites
Office website
George Greig is the former Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture. He was appointed by former Governor Tom Corbett, confirmed by the Pennsylvania State Senate, and sworn in on May 18, 2011. He left office on January 20, 2015, when current Governor Tom Wolf came into office.[1]

Biography

A native of Crawford County, PA, Greig was raised on a dairy and crop farm. He and his brother still farm together, growing and marketing corn and hay for feed. They also raise soybeans for biofuel. In addition to their farm in Pennsylvania, the pair also operates Dogwood Valley Recreation Center in Wadestown, West Virginia.

Greig sat on the Crawford County Farm Bureau for twelve years, serving eight years as president.

Greig is also currently a Conneaut Township Supervisor.

Greig lives with his wife, Christine, on their 650-acre family farm in Crawford County. They have six children and three grandchildren.[1]

Education

  • Linesville-Conneaut-Summit High School
  • Pennsylvania State University (attended)
  • Edinboro University (attended)

Political career

Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture (2011-2015)

Greig came to office as the Secretary of Agriculture after more than a decade of active involvement with the local, state, and national agriculture. He served for eight years as a member of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency State Committee, and was a state board member of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.[1]

Appointments

2011

Greig was appointed as Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture by Gov. Tom Corbett (R) on February 1, 2011.[1]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Greig is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Greig raised a total of $26,010 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 13, 2013.[2]

George Greig's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2000 PA House of Representatives Defeated $26,010
Grand Total Raised $26,010

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture
2011-2015
Succeeded by
Russell Redding