US Congressman. He was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1830 to 1831 and was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jesse Miller, serving 1836 to 1837. In 1842, he was associate judge of Perry County, Pennsylvania and in 1843, elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1847. After his term, he was State collector of tolls on the Juniata Canal until his death.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Mary Noble Black