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John Merriman Reynolds
Birth: May 5, 1848
Quarryville
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1933
Bedford
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman. Born in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, he graduated first from the Pennsylvania State Normal School in 1867 and was principal of the public schools Bedford, Pennsylvania, (1867-69). He studied law, was admitted to the bar 1870, commenced to practice law in Bedford, Pennsylvania, was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1873-74) and prosecuting attorney of Bedford County, (1875-79). He also engaged in the banking business and was Assistant Secretary of the Interior, (1893-97). In 1905, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, and Sixty-first Congresses, serving until 1911, when he resigned to accept the office of Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, serving (1911-15). After his term he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the commission to revise the banking laws of the State of Pennsylvania, (1917-25). He died at age 84 in Bedford, Pennsylvania. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Ella Hartley Reynolds (1851 - 1930)*
 
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Bedford Cemetery
Bedford
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 26, 2003
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