Jonas Reece Emrie

Jonas Reece Emrie

Birth
Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, USA
Death 5 Jun 1869 (aged 57)
Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois, USA
Burial Mounds, Pulaski County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 22936380 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar, opened a law practice in Hillsboro, Ohio and served as Postmaster, 1839 to 1841. He was a member of the State Senate in 1847 and 1848 and first probate judge of Highland County, 1851 to 1854. In 1855, he was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress, serving until 1857. A unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he moved to Pulaski County, Illinois, practiced law and was police magistrate of Mound City in 1858.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 16 Nov 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 22936380
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jonas Reece Emrie (25 Apr 1812–5 Jun 1869), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22936380, citing Beech Grove Cemetery, Mounds, Pulaski County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .