05/16/1810 - 05/16/1890

KEATLEY, John, a Representative from Clarion, Jefferson, and Venango Counties; born, May 16, 1810 in Centre County, Pa.; lieutenant colonel, paymaster, Kentucky, Virginia, Baltimore and Harrisburg, Pa., United States Army (1862-1865); blacksmith; appointed, justice of the peace, Clarion County (1839-1846); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1846 and 1847; presidential appointee, United States Marshal, Western Pennsylvania district (1848-1849); engaged, lumbering (1850-1855); elected, treasurer, Clarion County (1855-1858); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1856); elected, commissioner, Clarion County (1878-1884); died, May 16, 1890 in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania; interred, Clarion Cemetery, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

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