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CHARLES O'NEILL


Photo credit:

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Brady-Handy Collection, LC-DIG-cwpbh-00225

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1850 Whig
1851 Whig
1852 Whig
1860 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia, Philadelphia City

Biography

03/21/1821 - 11/25/1893

Philadelphia City (1850-1852), Philadelphia County (1860)

O’NEILL, Charles, a Representative from Philadelphia City and Philadelphia County; born, March 21, 1821 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Dickinson College, 1840; attorney-at-law (1843-1893); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1850, 1851 and 1852 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1853 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1853); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1860 term: not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1861 term; elected, United States Congress (1863-1871, 1873-1893); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1870); died while in office of Congress, November 25, 1893 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.



After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, CHARLES O'NEILL went on to serve in congress