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 Jacob Turney

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Birth
Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
4 Oct 1891 (aged 66)
Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
12615824 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He attended Greensburg Academy, studied law while he apprenticed as a printer, was admitted to the bar in 1849, and commenced to practice law in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He was district attorney for Westmoreland County (1850 to 1855) and a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1858 to 1860). In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1879. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

U.S. Congressman. He attended Greensburg Academy, studied law while he apprenticed as a printer, was admitted to the bar in 1849, and commenced to practice law in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He was district attorney for Westmoreland County (1850 to 1855) and a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1858 to 1860). In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1879. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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