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JOHN McCUTCHEON LEIGHNER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Republican
1915-1916 Republican
 Counties   Butler

Biography

10/01/1845 - 01/11/1919

LEIGHNER, John McCutcheon, a Representative from Butler County; born in Delmont, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 1, 1845; attended, New Salem Academy; practiced dentistry (1864-1874); cashier, Prospect Savings Bank (1874-1884); engaged in wholesale and retail mercantile business (1888-1906); member, Republican State Committee; president, Butler Board of Health (13 years); director, Butler Agricultural Society (10 years); chair, Butler County Republican Committee (1892-1893, 1902); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1885 term; re-elected for the 1915 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1917 term; died, January 11, 1919 in the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Side Cemetery, the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.