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George F Meily


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1877 17 Republican
1879 17 Republican
 Counties   Lebanon

Biography

1833 - 1893

George F. Meily was born Sept. 8, 1833, in Jonestown, Lebanon Co., Pa., the son of Henry and Susan (Flickinger) Meily.  He was educated in the public schools of his native town, and learned merchandising, and for a long period has been engaged in the coal, grain, and lumber trade. In 1876 he was elected to the State Senate from Lebanon, serving in that position one term of four years. In 1877 he was chairman of the Committee on Public Buildings, in 1878 chairman of the same committee, and in 1879 chairman of the Committee on Retrenchment and Reform.  Senator Meily passed away on Nov. 29, 1893.  He was married to Mary Brunner, who died in 1873.
 
Governor’s Album, 1878, PSA