Member Biography

Jacob S. Serrill 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1861       2 Republican
1862       2 Republican
1863       2 Republican

COUNTIES: Chester, Delaware  


10/07/1817 - 12/30/1900

Jacob S. Serrill (R2) Chester and Delaware Counties, 1861-1863

Early Life:

Jacob S. Serrill, born October 7, 1817, Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; son of George and Jane Pearson Serrill; farmer; Burgess of Darby, Pennsylvania, 1858-1859; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1860; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1861-1863; member, Pennsylvania Civil War Emergency Militia, 1862-1863; Burgess of Darby, Pennsylvania, 1864-1866; organizer, director, vice president, First National Bank of Darby; Burgess of Darby, Pennsylvania, 1878; bachelor; died, December 30, 1900 (age 82 years, 73 days), interment, Darby Friends Cemetery, Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Burgess of Darby, Pennsylvania, 1858-1859.

Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1860.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2nd district, Chester and Delaware Counties, 1861-1863.

Burgess of Darby, Pennsylvania, 1864-1866.

Burgess of Darby, Pennsylvania, 1878.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members S"Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

Jacob S. Serrill (1817-1899) - Find a Grave Memorial