1801 - 09/18/1869
Cambria County (1848), Bedford, Cambria and Fulton Counties (1852)
KEAN, John, a Representative from Bedford, Cambria, and Fulton Counties; born, 1801 in Jefferson Township, Somerset County, Pa.; colonel and brigade Inspector, Somerset Guards, Pennsylvania Militia; contractor; farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1848 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1849 term; reelected to the House for the 1852 term; not a candidate for reelected to the House the 1853 term; elected, member, Kansas Territorial Legislature (1861); died, September 18, 1869 in Mt. Pleasant Township, Atchison County, Kansas; interred, St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant Township, Atchison County, Kansas.