Darwin Abel Finney
Darwin Abel Finney was born in Shrewsbury, Vermont. He attended the public schools and was graduated from the military academy at Rutland, Vermont. He moved with his parents to Meadville, Pennsylvania. He served in a clerk in a law office in Kingsbury, New York, in 1834 and 1835. He graduated from Allegheny College in Meadville in 1840. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced practice in Meadville.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1856 to 1861.
Finnery was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress and served until his death at Brussels, Belgium, in 1868. Interment in Greendale Cemetery in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
- Darwin Abel Finney at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2009-5-15
- The Political Graveyard
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