05/08/1823 - 03/16/1917

Van VOORHIS, Dr. John Stodgell, a Representative from Washington County; born, May 8, 1823 in Monongahela, Washington County, Pa.; A.M., Washington College (now Washington & Jefferson College), 1844; M.D., Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College), 1847; physician; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1857 term; organized, Pittsburg, Virginia and Charleston Railroad Co.; died, March 16, 1917 in North Belle Vernon, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Rehobeth Cemetery, Belle Vernon, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.



Van Voorhis, Dr, J. S. “Early Navigation in Western Pennsylvania.”  The Bulletin of the American Iron & Steel Association, vol. 38, no. 18, Sept. 25, 1904, pp. 1

Van Voorhis, John S., A.M., M.D.  The Old and New Monongahela.  Nicholson, printer and binder: Pittsburgh, 1893.

Van Voorhis, John S., A.M., M.D.  A Glance at the Fevers of the Monongahela Valley.  J. T. Schryock, publisher: Pittsburg, 1853.



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