Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1899-1900 Representative Fusion
Counties Chester

Biography

01/03/1850 - 07/15/1919


PRATT, Dr. John Wesley, a Representative from Chester County; born, January 3, 1850 in Lionville, Chester County, Pa.; attended, Millersville State  Normal School (now Millersville University of Pennsylvania); attended, Eastman College; M.D., Hahnemann Medical College, 1873; teacher; farmer; physician; surgeon, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (1873-1876); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a member of the Fusion Party in 1898; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1900); died, July 15, 1919 in Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairview Cemetery, Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.