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Cyrus L. Pershing Edit Profile

Lawyer

Cyrus L. Pershing, American lawyer. famous Mollie Maguire trials in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Contributor to law journals of Pennsylvania Address: Pottsville, Pa</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died 1903. member Pennsylvania legislature from Cambria County, 1862-1866, inclusive.

Background

Pershing, Cyrus L. was born on February 3, 1825 in Youngstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Christopher S. and Elizabeth (Long) Pershing.

Education

A.M., Jefferson College, Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, 1848. Doctor of Laws, Washington and Jefferson College.

Career

Candidate for Congress, 1856, 1858. Member Pennsylvania legislature from Cambria County, 1862-1866, inclusive. Candidate for judge Supreme Court, 1869.

President judge courts of Schuylkill County, October 1872, to August 1899. Resigned; Democratic nominee for government Pennsylvania, 1875. Presided over famous Mollie Maguire trials in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Contributor to law journals of Pennsylvania Address: Pottsville, Pa.

Achievements

  • Famous Mollie Maguire trials in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Contributor to law journals of Pennsylvania Address: Pottsville, Pa</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died 1903.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to law journals of Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania legislature from Cambria County, 1862-1866, inclusive.

Connections

Married Mary L. Royer, September 23, 1851.

father:
Christopher S. Pershing

mother:
Elizabeth (Long) Pershing

spouse:
Mary L. Royer