Horace Binney (1780-1875)

  • Horace Binney
  • Horace Binney
  • Photo of the portrait

Education: Harvard College (studied law under Jared Ingersoll)

Admitted to Bar: March 31, 1800

Professional Career:

  • Founding member of the Hasty Pudding Club
  • Founding member of the Law Library Company of the City of Philadelphia; Director, 1805-1819 and 1821-1827
  • Assembly of Pennsylvania, member, 1806-1807
  • 1st U.S. Bank, Director, 1808
  • City of Philadelphia, Common Council, president, 1810-1812
  • City of Philadelphia, Select Council, member 1816-1819
  • Founded the Apprentices' Library 1821
  • Associated Members of the Bar of Philadelphia, Vice Chancellor, 1821
  • Law Association of Philadelphia, Vice Chancellor, 1827-1836; Chancellor, 1852-54
  • Law Academy, President,1832
  • Member of the U.S. Congress 1833-1835

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