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Thomas Grubb McCULLOUGH

(1785-1848)

McCULLOUGH, Thomas Grubb, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Greencastle, Franklin County, Pa., April 20, 1785; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the Franklin County bar April 8, 1806; served in the War of 1812 as a private and later as quartermaster; elected as a Federalist to the Sixteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of David Fullerton and served from October 17, 1820, to March 4, 1821; served in the State house of representatives 1831-1835; first president of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Co.; managed and edited the Franklin Repository; was president of the Bank of Chambersburg at the time of his death; died in Chambersburg, Pa., September 10, 1848.

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

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