MARR, Alem, (1787 - 1843)


MARR, Alem, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Upper Mount Bethel, Northampton County, Pa., June 18, 1787; moved to Northumberland County in 1795 with his parents, who settled near Milton, Pa.; attended the common schools and was graduated from Princeton College in 1807; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1813 and commenced practice in Danville, Montour County, Pa.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); was not a candidate for renomination and retired to his farm near Milton, Northumberland County, where he died March 29, 1843; interment in Milton Cemetery.