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Pennsylvania State Senate

John Foulkrod


Session Position District Party
1843 2 Democrat
1845 2 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


1792 - 1862

Father of state Senator Levi Foulkrod, John Foulkrod of Frankford Twp., Philadelphia Co., was born March 8, 1792, Philadelphia, the son of Jacob and Mary (Bouderman) Foulkod.  He was a delegate to the 1838 State Constitutional Convention; served as First Lt., Thompson’s Regt., Pa. Militia, War of 1812; was a member of the Philadelphia’s Teacher’s Institute (the city’s first organized school board), a member of the state House of Representatives, 1827-1828; and served a single term in the Senate, 1844-1846.  He died on July 11, 1862.  The senator married Mahala F. Lukens.