Who was Gary Leif?
Gary Leif was an American politician and businessman who served in the Oregon House of Representatives as a Republican. He represented the 2nd district. He was born in 1957.
Oregon State Rep. Gary Leif, R-Roseburg, died unexpectedly on Thursday (July 22, 2021), according to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
Gary Leif Biography
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He was 65 years old
Was Gary Leif married? Yes, He was married but little was known about his wife.
Leif managed a photographic shop in Roseburg before entering politics. In 2016, he was re-elected to the Douglas County Commission.
Leif was appointed to the House of Representatives on April 30, 2018, and sworn in on May 9, 2018, after Representative Dallas Heard resigned to take a position in the Oregon Senate.
In March 2018, he launched his candidacy for the seat. On December 11, 2020, Leif and 11 other state Republican officials signed a letter demanding that Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum join Texas and other states in Texas v. Pennsylvania, a lawsuit challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Rosenblum revealed the day before that she had filed on behalf of the defense and against Texas. Leif was a staunch opponent of abortion. He was against sanctuary cities and in favor of sending Oregon National Guard personnel to the US-Mexico border. Eastern Oregon should be integrated into Idaho, Leif argued.
How Did Gary Leif Die? (Cause Of Death)
On July 22, 2021, he passed away. The cause of death for Leif was unknown at the time of his death.