George Wharton Pepper

Born at the family home 1215 Walnut Street, A Penn Graduate he founded the Pennsylvanian and at 26 was a Professor of Law. 1900 listed in Who's Who. 1922 appointed U.S. Senator to fill out Penrose term. Was elected in own right in 1923 but not relected in 1926.

On November 25, 1890 George married Charlotte Fisher born August 09, 1865 in New Haven, CT. Together they had three children:

From: Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949; Biographies, p.166 PEPPER, George Wharton, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 16, 1867; prepared privately for college; was graduated from the literary department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1887 and from the law department in 1889; was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Philadelphia, Pa.; Algernon Sydney Biddle professor of law in the University of Pennsylvania 1894-1910 and trustee of the university since 1911; participated in the movement for national preparedness in 1914; Lyman Beecher lecturer at Yale University in 1915; member of the Provisional Training Regiment at Plattsburg in 1915 and 1916 and chairman of the Pennsylvania Council of  National Defense 1917-1919; member of the commission on constitutional revision in Pennsylvania in 1920 and 1921; appointed as a Republican and subsequently elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Boles Penrose and served from January 9, 1922, to March 3, 1927; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1926; Republican national committeeman 1922-1928; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924 at Cleveland, Ohio, which nominated the presidential ticket of Coolidge and Dawes; resumed the practice of law in Philadelphia, Pa., and is a resident of that city.