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George Pelton Lawrence

George Pelton Lawrence, American congressman. member Mass.

Background

  • Lawrence, George Pelton was born on May 19, 1859 in Adams, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Doctor George C. and Jane E. (Pelton) Lawrence.

  • Education

    • Student Columbia Law School.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1883, and practiced at N. Adams, Massachusetts Judge District Court, Northern Berkshire, 1885-1894. Member Massachusetts Senate, 1895-1897 (president, 1896-1897). Elected to 55th Congress, for unexpired term (1897-1899) of A. B. Wright, deceased.

      Reëlected 56th to 62d Congresses (1899-1913), 1st Massachusetts District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Mass.

    Connections

    • father: Doctor George C. Lawrence
    • mother: Jane E. (Pelton) Lawrence
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    Died November 21, 1917
    (aged 58)
    Nationality