05/21/1806 - 07/19/1884

GIBBONEY, John M., a Representative from Blair and Huntingdon Counties; born, May 21, 1806 in Altoona, Blair County, Pa.; employed, wool factory; general store owner (1830); elected, auditor, Blair County (1831, 1836, 1854, 1858, 1862, 1865, 1868); elected, school director, Blair County (1836, 1869); founded, Gibboney Iron Foundry (1842-1861); gubernatorial appointee, register and recorder, Blair County (1846-1847); justice of the peace, Blair County (1850); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Duncansville (1853-1854; 1863-1869; 1881-1883); elected, surveyor, Blair County (1854; 1874); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as an American Party candidate for the 1856 and 1857 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1858); died, July 19, 1884 in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania; interred, Carson Valley Cemetery, Duncansville, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

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