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James Stanley Emery
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1826
Industry
Franklin County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1898

First US Attorney. He married Mary Rice of Brandon, Rutland, VT on Sept. 14, 1854. They had at least three children. He entered Waterville College in 1847 and graduated in 1851. He studied law at Troy and was admitted to the bar in New York in 1854. He was involved with the New England Emigrant Aid Company and came to Kansas with the second party of immigrants. He was also involved in activities in Kansas to ensure that it became an anti-slavery state when it entered the Union. He was a member of the Leavenworth constitutional convention and served on the Kansas Legislature in 1862 and 1863. President Abraham Lincoln appointed him U.S. District Attorney for Kansas in 1864. In 1891 he was president of the Kansas State Historical Society. He died in Lawrence, Kansas. (bio by: Find A Grave) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira Emery (1790 - 1871)
  Sarah Stanley Emery (1793 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary R. Emery (1830 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Emery (1814 - 1882)*
  Clara Ann Emery Manter (1816 - 1908)*
  Mary Mariette Emery Trask (1820 - 1865)*
  James Emery (1822 - 1822)*
  Ira Emery (1823 - 1892)*
  Sarah Emery (1824 - 1836)*
  James Stanley Emery (1826 - 1898)
  Marantha Emery Wood (1830 - 1925)*
  Elvira S. Emery Meader (1834 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Lawrence
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 31, 2000
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James Stanley Emery
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James Stanley Emery
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James Stanley Emery
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