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John M Goehring



Session Office Position District Party
1903-1904 42 Republican
1905-1906 42 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


1848 - 1933

Author of the controversial Goehring Libel Bill, John Goehring was born on October 13, 1848, Reserve Township, old Allegheny City (Pittsburgh), the son of Charles L. and Eliza Goehring; he was educated in public schools, Western University (Pitt), and Harvard Law School; read law and was admitted to the bar in 1876; private practice; elected to the Allegheny City Common Council, 1895, president in 1899-1902; member of the state Senate, 1903-1906.  He was a practicing attorney until his death in 1933; interred in Homewood Cemetery.