Member Biography

George Emlen 


Portrait: American Antiquarian Society


Sessions Office 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.