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Pennsylvania State Senate

Jonathan E Meredith


Session Office Position District Party
1861 21 Republican
 Counties   Armstrong, Indiana


1810 - 1888

Father of Senator William  Boling Meredith. Owen Meredith was a man of intelligence, a whig and a successful farmer of Madison township. He was a baptist and died at ninety years of age, leaving eight children, of whom one was Hon. Jonathan Meredith, who was born December 11, 1810. He came to Kittanning in 1836, where he died March 11, 1888. He followed surveying, and was a strong whig. He was elected, in 1845, again in 1848 and a third time in 1857, as prothonotary by majorities of over 1,000 when the county was democratic. He was an Odd Fellow and Mason, served one term as a member of the State Senate, and married Caroline McKee, by whom he had two sons and two daughters. Died March 11, 1888.