03/11/1817 - 08/30/1891

Elk, McKean and Warren Counties (1850), Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties (1851)

SCOFIELD, Glenni William, a Representative from Elk, McKean, Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties; born, March 11, 1817 in Dewittville, Chautauqua County, NY; graduated, Hamilton College, 1840; engaged, printing trade (1831-1834); teacher (1840-1842); lawyer (1842-1891); principal, McKean County Academy; appointed, District Attorney, Warren County (1846-1848); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1850 term; reelected to the House for the 1851 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1857-1860); appointed, president judge, 18th judicial district (1861-1863); elected, United States Congress (1863-1875); presidential appointee, register, United States Treasury (1878-1881); presidential appointee, judge, United States Court of Claims, Washington, DC (1881-1891); died, August 30, 1891 in Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oakland Cemetery, Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Glenni William Scofield went on to serve in congress

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