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Welty McCULLOGH

(1847-1889)

McCULLOGH, Welty, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 10, 1847; attended the common schools and Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa.; served as second clerk under Capt. W.B. Coulter, provost marshal of twenty-first district of Pennsylvania, during the Civil War; graduated from Princeton College in June 1870; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice in Greensburg; assistant solicitor for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth Congress (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1889); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888; continued the practice of law until his death in Greensburg, Pa., August 31, 1889; interment in the new St. Clair Cemetery.

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

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