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 John Banks

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Birth
Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
3 Apr 1864 (aged 70)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
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U.S. Congressman. Born near Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, after receiving a general education, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Juniata County Pennsylvania, in 1819. In 1831, he was elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-second, Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and served until his resignation in 1836. He then was appointed judge of the Berks judicial district, serving (1836-47), when he was appointed Pennsylvania State Treasurer, serving (1847-48). He continued to practice law until his death at age 70 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

U.S. Congressman. Born near Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, after receiving a general education, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Juniata County Pennsylvania, in 1819. In 1831, he was elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-second, Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and served until his resignation in 1836. He then was appointed judge of the Berks judicial district, serving (1836-47), when he was appointed Pennsylvania State Treasurer, serving (1847-48). He continued to practice law until his death at age 70 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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