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Pennsylvania State Senate

DeLorma Imbrie

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Imbrie, Constitutional Convention Album, PSA




Session Office Position District Party
1859 25 Republican
1861 25 Republican
 Counties   Beaver, Butler


1824 - 1888

De Lorma Imbrie was born in Big Beaver Township, March 4, 1824; educated in country schools and Darlington Academy; taught in Darlington, Brighton and Wilmington; read law and joined the Beaver County bar in 1853.  He was the editor and owner of the (Beaver) Argus by 1863.  His political career included a stint in the state House of Representatives, 1856-1858, the state Senate, 1860-1862, and served as Secretary of the 1873 Constitutional Convention.  For the final seven years of his life, the Senator Imbrie served as Auditor General in Harrisburg, where he died in office on November 6, 1888.   Imbrie married Margaret Carman on October 27, 1851.