02/07/1845 - 01/04/1914

REYBURN, John Edgar, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 7, 1845 in New Carlisle, Clark County, Oh.; attended, Saunders Institute; attended, University of Pennsylvania; lawyer (1870-1914); engaged, real estate, Leavenworth, Ks.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1870, 1873, 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1871, 1876); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1876-1890); elected, President Pro Tempore (1883-1884); elected, United States Congress (1890-1896, 1906-1907); elected, mayor, Philadelphia (1907-1911); engaged, manufacturing business; died, January 4, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.


Archival Collections

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Papers, 1907-1917, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Congressional Biography

After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, John Edgar Reyburn went on to serve in congress

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