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JOHN PHELAN


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1867 Representative Democrat
1868 Representative Democrat
 Counties   Greene

Biography

10/1809 - 08/31/1874

PHELAN, John, a Representative from Greene County; born, October, 1809 in Greene County, Pa.; learned law, Hon. Andrew Buchanan; lawyer; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1844, 1875); elected, prothonotary, Greene County (12 years); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1860); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1867 and 1868 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1869 term; died, August 31, 1874 in Greene County, Pennsylvania; interred, Green Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania.