Joel Keith MANN, Congress, PA (1780-1857)


MANN, Joel Keith, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., August 1, 1780; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1817-1820; served in the State senate 1824-1829; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1835); chairman, Committee on Accounts (Twenty-third Congress); resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pa., August 28, 1857; interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Abington, Montgomery County, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present