Photo credit:

John Gilfillan (1826-1885), Historical Society of Upper St. Clair Collection, Historic Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Library System.


Sessions Office Position District Party
1863 Representative Republican
1872 Representative Republican
Counties Allegheny


05/10/1826 - 01/16/1885

GILFILLAN, John, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 10, 1826 in Upper Saint Clair, Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Bethel Academy; lawyer; sheep farmer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1863 term; reelected to the House for the 1872 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1864 or 1873 terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1877-1880); died, January 16, 1885 in Upper Saint Clair, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Park, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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