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JOHN GILFILLAN


Photo credit:

John Gilfillan (1826-1885), Historical Society of Upper St. Clair Collection, Historic Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Library System.  www.historicpittsburgh.org

 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1863 Representative Republican
1872 Representative Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

05/10/1826 - 01/16/1885

GILFILLAN, John, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 10, 1826 in Upper Saint Clair, Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Bethel Academy; lawyer; sheep farmer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1863 term; reelected to the House for the 1872 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1864 or 1873 terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1877-1880); died, January 16, 1885 in Upper Saint Clair, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Park, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.