Born in Warrensburg, New York, Emerson attended the district schools, and was graduated from Warrensburg Academy. He engaged in the lumber, banking, and manufacturing business.
He resumed former business activities in Warrensburg, New York, and died there June 10, 1924. He was interred in the City Cemetery.
State Senator James A. Emerson was his brother.
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