Sessions Office Position District Party
1852 Representative Whig
1853 Representative Whig
Counties Philadelphia City


1817 - 04/14/1897

FLANIGEN, Joseph Rusling, a Representative from Philadelphia City; born, 1817 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; lawyer; owner and publisher, The Daily News, Philadelphia (1850-1869); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1852 and 1853 terms; director, Girard Fire & Marine Insurance Co. (1855-1856); elected, delegate, Union Republican State Convention (1858, 1862, 1866); elected, delegate, National Union Committee (1866); died, April 14, 1897 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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