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JOHN HICKMAN


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Speciale, Gregory.  "Find-A-Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records." April 3, 2004.  www.findagrave.com 

 

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1868 Republican
 Counties   Chester

Biography

09/11/1810 - 03/23/1875

HICKMAN, John, a Representative from Chester County; born, September 11, 1810 in West Bradford Township, Chester County, Pa.; studied medicine; read law under Townsend Haines; attorney (1833-1875); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1844); elected, District Attorney, Chester County (3 terms); elected United States Congress (1855-1863); appointed, manager, Congressional Impeachment proceedings of Judge West H. Humphreys (1862); not a candidate for reelection to Congress (1862); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1867; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1868); died, March 23, 1875 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

 

Bibliography

Hickman, John.  Democracy--the old and the new.  Washington: n.p., 1860.

Hickman, John.  Political issues and presidential candidates.  n.p., 1860

Hickman, John.  Southern sectionalism. Washington: n.p., 1860.



After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, JOHN HICKMAN went on to serve in congress