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JOHN DOWNEY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1877 Democrat
1878 Democrat
 Counties   Cambria

Biography

03/05/1842 - 04/20/1910

DOWNEY, John, a Representative from Cambria County; born, March 5, 1842 in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.; captain, Company A, 133rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); stenographer; engaged, insurance business; civil engineer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1877 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1879 term; city engineer, Johnstown (1890-1893); died, April 20, 1910 in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; interred, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.