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  Banks, John
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NameJohn Banks
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Mercer, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born October 17, 1793
DiedApril 03, 1864 (70 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 10, 2015 01:41am
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InfoBANKS, John, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Lewisburg, Juniata County, Pa., October 17, 1793; received a liberal education; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Juniata County in 1819; moved to Mercer County and continued the practice of law; elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-second, Twenty-third, and Twenty-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1831, until his resignation in 1836; judge of the Berks judicial district from 1836 until he resigned to accept a State position; State treasurer of Pennsylvania in 1847; resumed the practice of law in Reading, Pa., where he died April 3, 1864; interment in Charles Evans Cemetery.

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  03/13/1845 PA US Senate - Special Election Lost 0.75% (-49.62%)
  01/10/1843 PA US Senate Lost 40.91% (-15.15%)
  11/02/1841 PA Governor General Election Lost 45.25% (-9.18%)
  10/14/1834 PA District 24 Won 52.23% (+4.47%)
  10/09/1832 PA - District 24 - Initial Election Won 51.15% (+2.29%)
  10/12/1830 PA - District 18 Won 57.07% (+14.15%)
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