John Cirby STURTEVANT, Congress, PA (1835-1912)


STURTEVANT, John Cirby, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Spring Township, Crawford County, Pa., February 20, 1835; attended the common schools; engaged in teaching and farming; officer in the State house of representatives at Harrisburg in 1861, 1862, and 1864; delegate to seven Republican State conventions from 1865 to 1890; member of the State house of representatives in 1865 and in 1866; moved to Conneautville, Pa., in 1867; engaged in the hardware business until 1873, and in manufacturing and milling until 1888; also engaged in banking, serving as cashier and president of the First National Bank of Conneautville; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); was not a candidate for renomination in 1898; resumed banking interests in Conneautville, Crawford County, Pa., and died there December 20, 1912; interment in Conneautville Cemetery.

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