U.S. Congressman. He pursued an education in academic courses, taught school, was a clerk in the First National Bank of Susquehanna (1865-66) and cashier (1867-69). Entering politics, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses, and served until his death while on a trip for medical treatment in Canada.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith