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GEORGE DAWSON COLEMAN


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Biographical Annals of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.  Chicago: J. H. Beers& Co., 1904.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1863 Union Republican
1864 Union Republican
 Counties   Lebanon

Biography

01/13/1825 - 09/09/1878

COLEMAN, George Dawson, a Representative from Lebanon County; born, January 13, 1825 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, Princeton University; graduated, University of Pennsylvania, 1843; proprietor, North Lebanon Furnaces; philanthropist; elected as a Union Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1862 and 1863; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1867-1869); gubernatorial appointee, State Board of Charities (1867-1878); died, September 9, 1878 in the city of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.