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Pennsylvania State Senate

John McMeens


Session Position District Party
1819-1820 10 Republican
1821-1822 10 Republican
 Counties   Bradford, Centre, Clearfield, Lycoming, McKean, Potter, Tioga



Son of William and Margaret (Sharen) McMeens; originally from South Carolina, settled before 1772 near Lewisburg.  Col. John McMeens received a rural education; served as a Luzerne county commissioner, 1808; member of the Susquehanna Navigation Commission; the state House of Representatives, 1814, 1817-18; state Senate, 1819-1823; justice of the peace under Gov. Snyder; died about 1823, interred at Newbury.