Peter Ihrie Edit Profile
He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1815. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in Easton.
He served as brigadier general of State militia in 1845. Ihrie was elected as a Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-first Congress to fill in part the vacancies caused by the resignations of George Wolf and Samuel D. Ingham. He was reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress.
Interment in Easton Cemetery.
He was a charter member of the board of trustees of Lafayette College in 1826. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1826 and 1827. He was a member of the board of directors of the Easton Bank and died in Easton, Pennyslania.