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Judge Emory Andrew Walling

Judge Emory Andrew Walling

Birth
Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Dec 1931 (aged 77)
Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 235
Memorial ID 20196595 · View Source
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Born in a log cabin located along German Road in Greenfield Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania. Graduated from the Lake Shore Seminary (a residential high school) in the Borough of North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania in 1875. Emory paid his way thru the Lake Shore Seminary by working as a janitor at the school. Attended Edinboro State Normal School (now called Edinboro University) located in Edinboro, Erie County, Pennsylvania for one year. Apprenticed to be a lawyer beginning in 1876 under Attorney William Benson (who he named his firstborn son after) and was admitted to the practice of law in Erie County, Pennsylvania in 1878. Erie County, Pennsylvania District Attorney from 1881 to 1884. Pennsylvania State Senator from 1885 to 1888. President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of the Sixth Judicial District of Pennsylvania composed of the County of Erie from 1897 to 1915. Judge of the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1916 until his death in 1931.



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EMORY A. WALLING
1854 - 1931


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  • Created by: Scott Coyle
  • Added: 1 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20196595
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge Emory Andrew Walling (11 Jun 1854–29 Dec 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20196595, citing Erie Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Scott Coyle (contributor 46877436) .