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 John Alexander Magee

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John Alexander Magee

Birth
Landisburg, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Nov 1903 (aged 76)
New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 16085120 View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from New Bloomfield Academy and was trained as a printer, eventually becoming publisher of the Perry County Democrat. He served in the Pennsylvania House in 1863, and was a delegate to the 1868 Democratic National Convention. Magee was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1872 and served one term, 1873 to 1875. After running unsuccessfully for reelection in 1874, he returned to publishing the Perry County Democrat. Magee maintained his involvement in politics, serving as a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions of 1876 and 1896.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 9 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16085120
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16085120/john-alexander-magee : accessed ), memorial page for John Alexander Magee (14 Oct 1827–18 Nov 1903), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16085120, citing Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .