John McCULLOCH, Congress, PA (1806-1879)


McCULLOCH, John, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in McCulloch Mills, Pa., November 15, 1806; attended the common schools and was graduated from Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pa., in 1825; studied medicine and was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1829; commenced practice in Green Tree, Huntingdon County, Pa.; moved to Petersburg in 1830, where he engaged in the practice of his profession until 1852; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); was not a candidate for renomination in 1854; resumed the practice of medicine in Huntingdon, Pa.; affiliated with the Republican Party upon its formation in 1856; member of the State constitutional convention in 1874; died in Huntingdon, Pa., May 15, 1879; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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