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Lewis Emery, Jr


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1881-1882 25 Republican
1883-1884 25 Republican
1885-1886 25 Republican
1887-1888 25 Republican
 Counties   McKean, Potter, Tioga

Biography

1839 - 1941

Lewis Emery Jr. was the son of Lewis Sr. and Maria (Gilson) Emery; born at Cherry Creek Township, Chautauqua Co., New York, August 10, 1839.  He moved with parents to Michigan; attended common schools; pursued a career as a miller; moved to Pennsylvania and engaged in the oil business in Titusville; moved again to Bradford, Tioga County, 1875; member of the House of Representatives, 1879; state Senate, 1880-1888; became a wealthy oil man and industrialist, and 1906 Reform Republican candidate for Governor.  He married at age 78, Eleta Card of New York City. He died in New York City, November 8, 1941; age-102 old.