US Congressman. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1840, member of the State Senate from 1851 to 1853, and served as State Treasurer in 1854. He was admitted to the bar in 1860 and became a State Counselor. In 1861, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1865. After his term, he opened a legal practice and was member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1872.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Rebecca Watson Baily