Major John Hill (D16) Westmoreland County 1843 (D21) Somerset and Westmoreland Counties 1844-1845
Major John Hill, born March 20, 1790, Fayette County, son of Reverend George and Elizabeth McClelland Hill; home schooled, church school education; miller, merchant; major, company commander, under General William Henry Harrison, War of 1812; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1834-1838; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1843-1845; married, Jane Moorhead Hill, (d.1854) children, George Hill, Sarah Hill, Elizabeth Hill, Agnes Moorhead Hill, Mary Hill, William Hill; married, Margaret Tosh; died, August 22, 1856, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interment, Fort Palmer Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, Westmoreland County, 1834-1839.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 16th district, Westmoreland County, 1843; Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 21st district, Somerset and Westmoreland Counties, 1844-1845.
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