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  Pepper, George Wharton
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NameGeorge Wharton Pepper
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born March 16, 1867
Died May 24, 1961 (94 years)
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InfoPEPPER, George Wharton, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 16, 1867; prepared privately for college; graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1887 and from that universityís law department in 1889; was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Philadelphia, Pa.; professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania 1894-1910, and trustee of the university 1911-1961; chairman of the Pennsylvania Council of National Defense during the First World War; lecturer at Yale University 1915; member of the commission on constitutional revision in Pennsylvania 1920-1921; appointed as a Republican and subsequently elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Boies Penrose and served from January 9, 1922, to March 3, 1927; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1926; chairman, Committee on the Library (Sixty-eighth Congress), Committee on Printing (Sixty-ninth Congress); Republican national committeeman 1922-1928; resumed the practice of law in Philadelphia, Pa.; died in Devon, Pa., May 24, 1961; interment in Old St. Davidís Churchyard Cemetery, Wayne, Pa


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