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John WHITEHILL

(1729-1815)

WHITEHILL, John, (father of James Whitehill and brother of Robert Whitehill), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pa., December 11, 1729; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Lancaster County; was appointed justice of the peace and justice of the orphans’ court of Lancaster County, March 31, 1777; member of the State house of representatives 1780-1782 and 1793; member of the council of censors in 1783; was delegate to the supreme executive council in 1784; member of the State ratification convention in 1787; associate judge of Lancaster County in 1791; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1807); died in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pa., September 16, 1815; interment in Pequea Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

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

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