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  Hickman, John
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJohn Hickman
Address Chester County
West Chester, Pennsylvania , United States
EmailNone
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Born September 11, 1810
DiedMarch 23, 1875 (64 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 11, 2015 02:01am
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InfoHICKMAN, John, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in West Bradford Township, Chester County, Pa., September 11, 1810; pursued English and classical studies under private tutors; began the study of medicine but abandoned it for the study of law; was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced practice in West Chester; delegate to the Democratic convention at Baltimore in 1844; district attorney for Chester County in 1845 and 1846; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Congresses, as an Anti-Lecompton Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress, and as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1863); chairman, Committee on Revolutionary Pensions (Thirty-fifth Congress), Committee on the Judiciary (Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1862; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1862 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against West H. Humphreys, United States judge for the several districts of Tennessee; resumed the practice of law; member of the State house of representatives in 1869; died in West Chester, Pa., March 23, 1875; interment in Oaklands Cemetery, near West Chester, Pa.


[Link] ; Photo source: Wayne C. Woodward, Congress: The Chester County Line, p. 149.

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