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Lemuel Amerman Edit Profile

Lawyer , politician

Lemuel Amerman was an American lawyer and politician. member Pa; member United States Ho.

Background

Amerman, Lemuel was born on October 29, 1846 in near Danville, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Danville Academy ,common schools

He studied law at Bucknell University 1869.

Career

He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1876 and continued the practice of law. He was also engaged in banking. Amerman was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1892. He continued the practice of law in Scranton until his death in Blossburg, Pennsylvania at the age of 50.

Achievements

  • He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from 1881 to 1884. He was elected city comptroller of Scranton in 1885 and 1886, and reporter of the decisions of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1886 and 1887.

Membership

Member Pa; member United States Ho.