06/03/1844 - 07/29/1923

GATES, John Caleb, a Representative from Cambria County; born, June 3, 1844 in White Township, Cambria County; attended, Iron City Commercial College; farmer; lumberman; merchant, Isaac Gates & Sons; elected, justice of the peace, White Township (1878-1881); elected, prothonotary, Cambria County (1881-1883); unsuccessful reelection campaign, prothonotary, Cambria County (1883); school director; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1885 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1887 term; employed, Cresson and Cambria Rail and New York Short Route Railroad (1886-1893); employed, Logan Valley Lumber Company; employed, Land Office, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs; died, July 29, 1923 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Beaver Valley Cemetery, Flinton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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