10/29/1846 - 10/07/1897

AMERMAN, Lemuel, a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, October 29, 1846 in Danville, Montour County, Pa.; attended, Danville Academy; A.B., University of Lewisburg (now Bucknell University), 1870; A.M., Bucknell University, 1891; farmer; teacher; professor, English department, Mansfield State Normal School (now Mansfield University); attorney-at-law (1875-1897); elected, solicitor, Lackawanna County (1879-1881); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1880 and 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); president, Scranton Electric Light Company; appointed, reporter, Pennsylvania Supreme Court (1886); elected, controller, Scranton (1887-1889); elected, United States Congress (1891-1893); president, Blossburg Water Company; president, Lackawanna Valley Traction Company; vice-president, Spring Brook Water Supply Company; vice-president, Scranton and Pittston Traction Company; vice-president, Brookside Coal Company; vice-president, Mansfield Water Company; died, October 7, 1897 in Blossburg, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; interred, Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Lemuel Amerman went on to serve in congress

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