George Scott Graham

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George Graham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1913 – July 4, 1931
Preceded by William Reyburn
Succeeded by Edward Stokes
7th District Attorney of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
In office
January 5, 1880 – January 2, 1899
Preceded by Henry Hagert
Succeeded by William Crow
Personal details
Born (1850-09-13)September 13, 1850
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died July 4, 1931(1931-07-04) (aged 80)
Islip, New York
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Profession Attorney, Politician

George Scott Graham (September 13, 1850 – July 4, 1931) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Graham was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the law department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1870, and practiced law in Philadelphia. He was member of the select council of Philadelphia from 1877 to 1880, and an unsuccessful candidate for District Attorney of Philadelphia in 1877. He was elected district attorney of Philadelphia in 1880 and served until 1899. He later resumed the practice of law in Philadelphia and New York City. He was a professor of criminal law and procedure in the University of Pennsylvania from 1887 to 1898. He was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1892 and 1924.

He was elected to Congress as a Republican in 1912, and served until his death at his summer home in Islip, NY.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Reyburn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district

1913–1931
Succeeded by
Edward Stokes
Legal offices
Preceded by
Henry Hagert
District Attorney of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1880–1899
Succeeded by
William Crow