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Lawyer

George Edmund Price, American lawyer. Member West Virginia Senate, 1883-1890 (president 1885-1889).

Background

Price, George Edmund was born on November 9, 1848 in Moorefield, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of George Richard Coale and Catharine (Cunningham) Price.

Education

Educated Georgetown College, District of Columbia. Read law under private tutelage.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1871. Practiced, Frederick, Maryland., 1871-1875, Keyser, West Virginia, 1875-1890, Charleston, since 1890. Now member Price, Smith & Spilman.

Counsel for West Virginia, in suit Maryland versus West Virginia in the United States Superior Court for settlement of boundary line, 1892-1912. Vice president Kanawha Banking & Trust Company.

Membership

Member West Virginia Senate, 1883-1890 (president 1885-1889).

Connections

Married Sallie A. Dorsey, June 12, 1878. Children: John Edmund, Richard McSherry, Thomas Brooke, George Dorsey.

father:
George Richard Coale Price

mother:
Catharine (Cunningham) Price

spouse:
Sallie A. Dorsey

children:
Richard McSherry Price

George Dorsey Price

John Edmund Price

Thomas Brooke Price