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George P. Fisher
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Birth Date:October 13, 1817
Astrology Sign:Libra
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Died Date:February 10, 1899

Occupation:US Politician

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George P. Fisher

Biography:George P. Fisher George Purnell Fisher, (October 13, 1817 - February 10, 1899) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, who served as U. S. Representative from Delaware.

Fisher was born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., October 13, 1817; attended the public schools of Kent County and Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, Md.; was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1838; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1841 and commenced practice in Dover, Del.; member of the State house of representatives in 1843 and 1844; secretary of state in 1846; confidential clerk to Secretary Clayton in the Department of State at Washington in 1849; appointed by President Taylor a commissioner to adjudicate claims against Brazil, and served from 1850 to 1852; attorney general of Delaware 1857-1860; elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1862 to the Thirty-eighth Congress; appointed by President Lincoln on March 11, 1863, a judge of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, which position he resigned when appointed district attorney for the District of Columbia, serving until 1875; returned to Dover; appointed by President Harrison on May 31, 1889, First Auditor of the Treasury Department and served until March 23, 1893; died in Washington, D.C., February 10, 1899; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery; reinterment in the Methodist Cemetery, Dover, Del.

Political Offices Preceded by: William G. Whiteley U.S. Representative from Delaware (at-large) March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 Succeeded by: William Temple

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George P. Fisher's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: October 13, 1817

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

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George P. Fisher's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: October 13, 2016

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.




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