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Pennsylvania State Senate

Joseph Horace Shull



Session Position District Party
1887-1888 22 Democrat
1889-1890 22 Democrat
 Counties   Carbon, Monroe, Pike


1848 - 1944

Attorney and physician, Joseph Horace Shull was born at Martins Creek, Northampton County, Pa., August 17, 1848, the son of Elias and Margaret Eakin Shull; attended public schools and Blair Hall, Blairstown, N.J.; took a special course at Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.; graduated from the University of New York and in 1873 from the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, both in New York City; taught in the public schools of Pennsylvania for four years; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa.; first president of the Monroe County bar association; editor of the Monroe Democrat 1881-1886; member of the state Senate 1886-1891; Congress, 1903-1905; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1904; resumed the practice of law and medicine; contract surgeon during the First World War; died in Stroudsburg, Pa., August  9, 1944; interment in Stroudsburg Cemetery.