Sessions Office Position District Party
1905-1906 Representative Republican
Counties Allegheny


05/16/1862 - 08/13/1907

SHENKEL, John J., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 16, 1862 in Rochester, Monroe County, NY; employed, Singer, Nimick & Company Crucible Steel Works (25 years); deputy sheriff, Allegheny County (5 years); elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1895); elected,  common council, Pittsburgh (1898-1901); proprietor, hotel;  appointed, mercantile appraiser, Allegheny County (1901); elected, select council, Pittsburgh (1902-1903); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1904; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1906); died, August 13, 1907 in Mount Hope, Prince George County, Maryland; interred, Calvary Cemetery, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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