Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I473015
  • Name: Horace BINNEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 JAN 1780 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania BET 4 MAR 1833 AND 3 MAR 1835
  • Death: 12 AUG 1875 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
  • Event: Pic Horace Binney
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  • Note:
    BINNEY, Horace, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., January 4, 1780; attended a classical school in Bordentown, N.J., three years; was graduated from Harvard University in 1797; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Philadelphia in 1800; member of the State house of representatives in 1806 and 1807; between 1807 and 1814 prepared and published six volumes of reported decisions of the supreme court of Pennsylvania; director of the United States Bank; elected as an Anti- Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); was not a candidate for renomination in 1834; except for his appearance before the supreme court in 1844 as counsel for Philadelphia in the Girard will case, he retired from his practice in the courts and confined himself to giving written opinions; died in Philadelphia, Pa., August 12, 1875; interment in St. James the Less Cemetery, Falls of the Schuylkill (now a part of Philadelphia), Pa.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Barnabas BINNEY , Jr. b: 1751 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
    Mother: Mary WOODROW b: 1758 in Chester Co., PA

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth COX b: 1783 in Hunterdon Co., NJ
    • Married: 3 APR 1804 in Mercer Co., NJ
    1. Has Children Mary BINNEY b: 27 FEB 1805 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    2. Has Children William BINNEY b: 1824 in Pennsylvania
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