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 John Reilly

John Reilly

Birth
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Apr 1904 (aged 68)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 12899 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Abnerville, Pennsylvania, he served as president of the Bells Gap Railroad Company (1871-73), president of the board of city commissioners of Altoona, (1872-73) and as superintendent of transportation for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, (1865-75). In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, serving until 1877. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his position of superintendent of transportation for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, (1877-85). He then moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and engaged in various business enterprises until his death at age 68.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12899
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Reilly (22 Feb 1836–19 Apr 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12899, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .