Member Biography

John Calhoon Ferguson 


Tintype Etching, George Bergner 1857

Sessions Office Position District Party
1854       21 Whig
1855       21 Whig
1856       21 Whig


1802 - 1885

John Calhoon Ferguson (Whig21) Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties 1854-1856

Early Life:

John Calhoon Ferguson born about 1802, son of Samuel Bryon and Frances Thomson Ferguson; engaged, farming; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives 1842-1843; postmaster of Mount Jackson; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1854-1856; died about 1885, Independence, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Burial location unknown. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1842-1843.

Postmaster, Mount Jackson, Pennsylvania. 

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 21st district, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties, 1854-1856.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members F"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project Wilkes University.

So far this is the only known accurate information.