02/21/1790 - 08/20/1831

Luzerne and Susquehanna Counties (1815-1817, 1827-1829), Luzerne County (1829-1831)

DENISON, George, a Representative from Luzerne and Susquehanna Counties; born, February 21, 1790 in Kingston, Luzerne County, Pa.; attended, Wilkes-Barre Academy; clerk to the council, Wilkes-Barre (1812-1814); elected, recorder and registrar, Luzerne County (1812-1815); lawyer (1813-1831); elected as Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1815-1816 and 1816-1817 terms; elected, United States Congress (1819-1823); elected, council president, Wilkes-Barre (1823-1824); appointed, deputy attorney general, Luzerne County (1824); reelected to the House for the 1827-1828 term; reelected to the House as a National Republican for the 1828-1829 term; elected, delegate, National Republican Convention (1828); reelected to the House as a Democrat to the 1829-1830 and 1830-1831 terms; elected, burgess, Wilkes-Barre (1829-1830); died, August 20, 1831 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 6 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, George Denison went on to serve in congress

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