US Con -Killinger, John W. - U.S. Congressman, PA

John Weinland Killinger
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Born: September 18, 1824

Birthplace: Annville Pennsylvania

Father: John Killinger

Mother: Fanny Killinger

Wife: Mary Hittchell 1832 – 1912
(Buried: Mount Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Pennsylvania)​

Children:

Charles H. Killinger 1852 – 1923​
(Buried: Mount Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Pennsylvania)​
Flora Cornelia Killinger 1863 – 1958​
(Buried: Mount Lebanon Cemetery Lebanon Pennsylvania)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Education:


1843: Graduated from Franklin and Marshall College​

Occupation before War:

1846 – 1886: Attorney in Lebanon County Pennsylvania​
1848 – 1849: Lebanon County Pennsylvania Prosecuting Attorney​
1850 – 1851: Pennsylvania State Representative​
1854 – 1857: Pennsylvania State Senator​
1856: Pennsylvania Delegate Republican Party National Convention​
1859 – 1863: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania​
1859 – 1861: Member of House Public Expenditures Committee​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: Chairman House Post Office Expenditures Committee​
1861 – 1863: Member of House Mileage Committee​
1862: Choose not to be a candidate for renomination to U.S. Congress​
1864 – 1866: Assessor of Internal Revenue in Pennsylvania​

Occupation after War:

1871 – 1875: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania​
1871 – 1875: Member of House Pacific Railroad Committee​
1871 – 1873: Member of House Revisal of Laws Committee​
1873 – 1875: Member of House Public Buildings and Grounds​
1874: Choose not to be a candidate for renomination to U.S. Congress​
1877 – 1881: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania​
1877 – 1879: Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee​
1879 – 1881: Ranking Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee​
1880: Choose not to be a candidate for renomination to U.S. Congress​
1881 – 1896: Solicitor for Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company​

Died: June 30, 1896

Place of Death: Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Age at time of Death: 71 years old

Burial Place: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Pennsylvania

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