Edward Coleman (Federalist4) Lancaster County 1820-1824
Edward Coleman, born July 4, 1792, Elizabeth Farms (now, Elizabethtown), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, son of Robert and Anne Caroline (Old) Coleman; classical education; married, Mary Jane Ross, 1816, children, Anne Ross Coleman, Harriet Coleman; Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1818-1820; Pennsylvania State Senate, 1820-1824; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1824; died, June 6, 1841, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interment, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Charter trustee, Lancaster County Academy, 1827; financial officer, Conestoga Navigation Company.
Elected, Federalist, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1818-1820.
Elected, Federalist, Pennsylvania State Senate, 4th district, Lancaster County, 1820-1824.
Unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate, 7th district, 1824.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
Not currently available.
Father, Robert Coleman, delegate, State Convention which ratified the Constitution of the United States; member, Pennsylvania Assembly, 1783; associate judge of Lancaster County; successful ironmaster of Lancaster County, owner of Hopewell Forge. Second Lieutenant, 1776, First Lieutenant, 1793, Captain, 1794.
Conestoga Navigation Company, named, Steamboat Edward Coleman in his honor.