02/29/1816 - 04/12/1879

MANN, John Smith, a Representative from Potter and Tioga Counties; born, February 29, 1816 in London Grove Township, Chester County, Pa.; lawyer; proprietor, general store; elected, school director; elected, District Attorney, Potter County (1848-1851); proprietor and editor, People’s Journal (1851-1855); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Coudersport (1861-1866); elected, burgess, Coudersport (1863-1864); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1866 term; reelected for the 1867, 1868 and 1871 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1869 or 1872 terms; proprietor and editor, Potter Journal (1870-1879); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1872-1873); died, April 12, 1879 in Coudersport, Potter County, Pennsylvania; interred, Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport, Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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