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George Pelton Lawrence

congressman

George Pelton Lawrence, American congressman. member Mass.

Background

Lawrence, George Pelton was born on May 19, 1859 in Adams, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Doctor George C. and Jane E. (Pelton) Lawrence.

Education

Student Columbia Law School.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1883, and practiced at N. Adams, Massachusetts Judge District Court, Northern Berkshire, 1885-1894. Member Massachusetts Senate, 1895-1897 (president, 1896-1897). Elected to 55th Congress, for unexpired term (1897-1899) of A. B. Wright, deceased.

Reëlected 56th to 62d Congresses (1899-1913), 1st Massachusetts District.

Membership

Member Mass.

Connections

father:
Doctor George C. Lawrence

mother:
Jane E. (Pelton) Lawrence