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JOHN W. SCANLAN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1879-1880 Democrat
1881-1882 Democrat
 Counties   Northumberland

Biography

05/09/1854 -

SCANLAN, John W., a Representative from Northumberland County; born, May 9, 1854 in Upper Augusta, Northumberland County, Pa.; attended, Bloomsburg State Normal School (now Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania); attended, Selinsgrove College (now Susquehanna University); farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1878 and 1880; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); merchant, coal, wood and sand; elected, chair, of Phelps County (Mo.) Democratic Committee (1902); president, Newburg State Bank, Mo..