Elisha Embree Edit Profile
He received limited schooling. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Princeton, Indiana.
Circuit judge for the fourth circuit of Indiana 1835–1845. He was nominated as the Whig candidate for Governor of Indiana in 1849, but declined, preferring to run for Congress. Embree was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1848 to the Thirty-first Congress. He resumed the practice of law and also interested in farming. He died in Princeton, Indiana, February 28, 1863.
He is interred in Warnock Cemetery.
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