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GLONINGER, John, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Lebanon Township, Lancaster County, Pa., September 19, 1758; attended the common schools; served as a subaltern officer in the Associaters during the Revolutionary War and later was in command of a battalion of militia; upon the organization of Dauphin County was appointed by the supreme executive council a lieutenant May 6, 1785; member of the State house of representatives in 1790; resigned and served in the State senate from 1790 until 1792; appointed by Governor Mifflin justice of the peace of Dauphin County on September 8, 1790; commissioned as associate judge August 17, 1791, and upon the formation of Lebanon County was commissioned on September 11, 1813, one of the associate judges for that county; elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1813, until August 2, 1813, when he resigned; again appointed associate judge of Lebanon County; died in Lebanon, Pa., January 22, 1836; interment in First Reformed Churchyard.

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

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