1825 - 04/01/1880

RYAN, John W., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1825; captain, Company A, 215th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1865, Civil War); lawyer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1837-1838 and 1838-1839 terms; reelected to the House to serve the 1842 term; delegate, Franklin Fire Company (1841); gubernatorial appointee, Inspector of Bark, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1848); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1858); died, April 1, 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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