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Pennsylvania State Senate

George Emlen

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Portrait: American Antiquarian Society




Session Position District Party
1823-1824 1 Federalist
1825-1826 1 Federalist
 Counties   Philadelphia


1784 - 1850

Born 1784, the son of George and Sarah Fishburne Emlen, the Hon. George Emlen received a fine education; studied law and was admitted to the Philadelphia bar on June 15, 1808.  He served as a member of the state House of Representatives, 1818-22; 1827-28; and the state Senate, 1823-1827.  He died on August 27, 1850.