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George Pelton Lawrence
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Birth Date:May 19, 1859
Astrology Sign:Taurus
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Died Date:November 21, 1917

Occupation:US Politician

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George Pelton Lawrence

Biography:George Pelton Lawrence (May 19, 1859 - November 21, 1917) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Adams, Massachusetts, he graduated from Drury Academy in 1876 and from Amherst College in 1880. He studied law at the Columbia Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1883 and commenced practice in North Adams. He was appointed judge of the district of northern Berkshire in 1885, and resigned in 1894 upon being elected to the Massachusetts Senate. He served in the State senate from 1895 to 1897 and was its president in 1896 and 1897.

Lawrence was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Ashley B. Wright; he was reelected to the Fifty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from November 2, 1897, to March 3, 1913. While in Congress he was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Fifty-ninth through Sixty-first Congresses). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1912, and from July 1 to September 17, 1913 was a member of the Massachusetts Public Service Commission. He died in New York City in 1917; interment was in Hillside Cemetery, North Adams.

Personality and Character Cards:
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George Pelton Lawrence's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: May 19, 1859

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

George Pelton Lawrence's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: May 19, 1859

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.

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George Pelton Lawrence's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: May 19, 2017

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.




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