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JOHN J. HAIGHT


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1893-1894 Republican
1917-1918 Republican
 Counties   Forest

Biography

06/03/1838 - 04/19/1925

HAIGHT, John Joshua, a Representative from Forest County; born, June 3, 1838 in Richmond Township, Crawford County, Pa.; captain, Company B, 111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865, Civil War); farmer; school teacher; store clerk (1858-1860); oil driller and operator (1860-1861, 1865-1925); appointed, postmaster, United States Postal Service, Forest County; road commissioner and school director, Howe Township, Forest County; elected, justice of the peace, Pleasantville, Venango County (4 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1892 and again in 1916; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894, 1918); died, April 19, 1925 in Forest County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oakland Cemetery, Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania.