George Scott Graham

George Scott Graham

George Scott Graham

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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 County in 1877. He was elected district attorney of Philadelphia County in 1880 and served until 1899. He declined to be a candidate for further election and 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. He served until his death at his summer home in Islip, NY.

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