Henry Ivory EMERSON, Congress, OH (1871-1953)


EMERSON, Henry Ivory, a Representative from Ohio; born in Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine, March 15, 1871; moved with his parents to Lewiston, Maine, where he attended the public schools and studied law; moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1892 and was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1893; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Cleveland, Ohio; member of the Cleveland City Council in 1902 and 1903; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1920; resumed the practice of law; died in East Cleveland, Ohio, October 28, 1953; interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.

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