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 Jehu Glancy Jones

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Jehu Glancy Jones Famous memorial

Birth
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
24 Mar 1878 (aged 66)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
12478926 View Source

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in Georgia, 1841 and commenced practice at Easton, Pennsylvania. From 1847 to 1849, he was district attorney for Berks County. He was a delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1848, 1849, and 1855 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1848 and 1856. In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress, serving until 1853. He was elected to the Thirty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry A. Muhlenberg in 1854, reelected to the Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Congresses and served to 1858, when he resigned. In 1858, he was appointed Minister to Austria by President Buchanan, serving until 1861, when resumed the practice of law until his death.

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in Georgia, 1841 and commenced practice at Easton, Pennsylvania. From 1847 to 1849, he was district attorney for Berks County. He was a delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1848, 1849, and 1855 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1848 and 1856. In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress, serving until 1853. He was elected to the Thirty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry A. Muhlenberg in 1854, reelected to the Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Congresses and served to 1858, when he resigned. In 1858, he was appointed Minister to Austria by President Buchanan, serving until 1861, when resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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