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 John Reilly

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John Reilly Famous memorial

Birth
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
19 Apr 1904 (aged 68)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
River 77
Memorial ID
12899 View Source

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.

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: 10 Oct 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 12899
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12899/john-reilly: accessed ), memorial page for John Reilly (22 Feb 1836–19 Apr 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 12899, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.