Member Biography

George B. Schall 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1865       7 Democrat
1866       7 Democrat
1867       7 Democrat

COUNTIES: Lehigh, Northampton  


1835 - 08/30/1875

George B. Schall (D7) Lehigh and Northampton Counties, 1865-1867

Early Life:

George B. Schall, born about 1835, in the vicinity, Trexletown, Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; son of David Schall, Esquire; admitted bar, 1859; Lehigh District Attorney, 1859; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1865-1867; married, Josephine Frances Schall, daughter, May E S Jones; died August 30, 1875, committed suicide, navy pistol, left ear, no cause can be assigned for the act, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; Fairview Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Lehigh District Attorney, 1859

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 7th district, Lehigh and Northampton Counties, 1865-1867; committee assignments, Judiciary, Private Claims and Damages, Public Printing.


Manual of Rules and Legislative Directory together with the Constitution of the United States and of Pennsylvania Smull, J.A., (Editor) (1866) pages 261-263.

The Luzerne Union (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, September 08, 1875, page 1.