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Emerich photographed by C. M. Bell Studio
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Illinois's 1st district
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
|Preceded by||James Robert Mann|
|Succeeded by||Martin B. Madden|
|Member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners|
|Member of the Maryland House of Delegates|
|Born||April 27, 1846|
|Died||September 25, 1922 (aged 76)|
New York City, New York
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Emerich attended the public schools. He engaged in the importing business. He was appointed ward commissioner of the poor of Baltimore in 1870. He served as member of the Maryland House of Delegates 1881-1883. He served as aide-de-camp to Governor William T. Hamilton 1880-1884, and to Governor Elihu E. Jackson 1884-1887. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1887 and engaged in mercantile pursuits until 1896, when he engaged in the manufacture of bricks. He served as member of the Board of Commissioners of Cook County 1892-1894. He served as assessor of South Chicago 1897.
Emerich was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1904. He retired in 1907. He died while on a visit in New York City on September 25, 1922, at age 76, and was interred in Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago.
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- "Martin Emerich, former Representative for Illinois's 1st Congressional District". GovTrack.us. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
- "Martin Emerich, Former Congressman, Dies in N.Y." Chicago Tribune. September 28, 1922. p. 19. Retrieved January 27, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- United States Congress. "Martin Emerich (id: E000170)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
James Robert Mann
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 1st congressional district
Martin B. Madden
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