Ihrie, Peter, Jr.

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1815
Full name
Peter Ihrie Jr.
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Other
Other Political Party
Jacksonian
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature
Military
US military (Pre-Civil War)

Peter Ihrie (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
IHRIE, Peter, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Easton, Pa., February 3, 1796; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1815; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in Easton, Pa.; charter member of the board of trustees of Lafayette College in 1826; member of the State house of representatives in 1826 and 1827; brigadier general of State militia in 1845; elected as a Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-first Congress to fill in part the vacancies caused by the resignation of George Wolf and Samuel D. Ingraham; reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress and served from October 13, 1829, to March 3, 1833; member of the board of directors of the Easton Bank; died in Easton, Pa., on March 29, 1871; interment in Easton Cemetery.
"Ihrie, Peter, Jr.," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=I000006.
How to Cite This Page: "Ihrie, Peter, Jr.," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/5952.