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EMERSON BENNETT, JR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

05/15/1848 - 03/20/1896

BENNETT, Emerson, Jr., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 15, 1848 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Oh; attended, Friend’s School, Philadelphia; lawyer (1873-1896); contributing author, various newspapers; elected as Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1884; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1886); died, March 20, 1896 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; interred, New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.