James Delos Emery
Born, November 25, 1859, Mercer County; graduated from Edinboro State Normal School, 1880; read law and was admitted to the bar in 1885. He was elected prosecuting attorney of Mercer County, 1891-1893; served three years on the Mercer School Board of Directors; chaired the Republican County Committee, 1893-1895; state House of Representatives, 1897; and state Senate, 1901-1904. James married Belle Nowlen of Mentor Ohio. The Senator died in 1915, interred in the mausoleum at Mercer Citizen’s Cemetery, Mercer, Pa.