03/15/1845 - 01/30/1903

De VELIN, John B., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Mountville, Lancaster County, Pa., March 15, 1845; storekeeper; printer, Lancaster Inquirer; business manager, Inquirer Printing and Publishing Company; publisher and proprietor, Lancaster Farmer; proprietor, Carriage Monthly; buyer, A.G. Elliott & Co., wholesale paper trade (1885-1893); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1893 and 1895 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1897 term; chair, 15th Ward Republican Committee; engaged, Insurance business; died, January 30, 1903 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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