Lawrence, George Van Eman

Farmer, legislative supporter of Simon Cameron, and three term member of Congress from Pennsylvania's Twenty-Fourth District.

Life Span
to
Full name
George Van Eman Lawrence
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Siblings
2
No. of Spouses
2
No. of Children
2
Family

Joseph Lawrence (father), Rebecca Van Eman Lawrence (mother), Elizabeth Welsh (first wife - died 1854 - one child), Mary Reed (second wife)

Education
Other
Other Education
Washington College (PA)
Occupation
Politician
Farmer or Planter
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Whig
Republican
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature
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