Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Pottle, Emory Bemsley

Pottle, Emory Bemsley, a Representative from New York; born in Naples, Ontario County, N.Y., July 4, 1815; pursued classical studies at Penn Yan (N.Y.) Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar at New York City in 1838 and commenced practice in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio; returned to Naples, N.Y., and continued the practice of law; member of the State assembly in 1847; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1861); again resumed the practice of his profession; appointed by President Lincoln a member of the commission which prepared a bill providing for a tariff on wool; died in Naples, N.Y., April 18, 1891; interment in Rose Ridge Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Pottle, Emory Bemsley," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1697 Original Sources, accessed September 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DC9RFX8EKUJ5L4Z.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Pottle, Emory Bemsley." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1697, Original Sources. 26 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DC9RFX8EKUJ5L4Z.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Pottle, Emory Bemsley' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1697. Original Sources, retrieved 26 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DC9RFX8EKUJ5L4Z.