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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

  • Other Work

    • 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