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Boies Penrose

Boies Penrose, American senator. Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1884-1886, Senate, 1887-1897 (president pro tem, 1889, 1891); member Republican National Committee, since 1904, except 1912-1916.

Background

  • Penrose, Boies was born on November 1, 1860 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Son of Richard Alexander Fullerton and Sarah Hannah (Boies) Penrose.

  • Education

    • Brother of Charles Bingham, Richard A. F., Junior, and Spencer P. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1881.

    Career

    • Admitted to the bar, 1883, and practiced in Philadelphia.

    Works

    • Author: History of the City Government of Philadelphia.

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1884-1886, Senate, 1887-1897 (president pro tem, 1889, 1891). Member Republican National Committee, since 1904, except 1912-1916.

    Connections

    • father: Richard Alexander Fullerton Penrose
    • mother: Sarah Hannah (Boies) Penrose
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    Born November 1, 1860
    Died December 31, 1921
    (aged 61)
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