01/17/1841 - 10/29/1911

EMSLEY, William, a Representative from Philadelphia County, born, January 17, 1841 in Yorkshire, England; second lieutenant, Company A, 116th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865, Civil War); woolen yarn manufacturer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1883 term, not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1885 term; died, October 29, 1911 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennslvania.

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