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 Horace Binney

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Horace Binney Famous memorial

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
12 Aug 1875 (aged 95)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
6702132 View Source

US Congressman. He graduated from Harvard University, in 1797, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1800. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1806-07), prepared and published six volumes of reported decisions of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, (1807-14) and was director of the United States Bank. In 1833, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress, serving until 1835. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was counsel for Philadelphia in the Girard will case in 1844. After leaving politics, he confined himself to literary projects and lived in retirement until his death at age 95.

US Congressman. He graduated from Harvard University, in 1797, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1800. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1806-07), prepared and published six volumes of reported decisions of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, (1807-14) and was director of the United States Bank. In 1833, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress, serving until 1835. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was counsel for Philadelphia in the Girard will case in 1844. After leaving politics, he confined himself to literary projects and lived in retirement until his death at age 95.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6702132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6702132/horace-binney: accessed ), memorial page for Horace Binney (4 Jan 1780–12 Aug 1875), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6702132, citing Saint James the Less Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.