Alfred GILMORE, Congress, PA (1812-1890)


GILMORE, Alfred, (son of John Gilmore), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Butler, Butler County, Pa., June 9, 1812; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Washington College, Washington, Pa., in 1833; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Butler, Pa.; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853); was not a candidate for reelection in 1852; resumed the practice of law in Philadelphia, Pa.; moved to Lenox, Mass., in 1866, and continued the practice of his profession; died while on a visit in New York City, June 29, 1890; interment in Lenox Cemetery, Lenox, Mass.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present