Member Biography

Joel Keith Mann 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1823-1824       3 Democrat
1824-1825       3 Democrat
1825-1826       3 Democrat
1826-1827       3 Democrat

COUNTIES: Montgomery  


08/01/1780 - 08/26/1857

Joel Keith Mann (D3) Montgomery County 1823-1827

Early Life:

Joel Keith Mann, born August 1, 1781, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; son of Samuel M. and Margaret Keith Mann; common school education; engaged, agricultural farming; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1817-1820; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate 1823-1827; elected, Jackson Democrat, United States House of Representatives, 1831-1835; resumed agricultural farming; married, Sarah Shelmire, children, George Shelmire Mann, Elizabeth Mann, Albert Ross Mann; died, August 28, 1857, Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interment, Presbyterian Cemetery, Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1817-1818.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1818-1820. 

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 3rd district, 1823-1827.

Continued Government Service/National Politics:

Elected, Jackson Democrat, United States House of Representatives, Twenty-second, Twenty-third Congresses, 1831-1835, chairman, Committee on Accounts, Twenty-third Congress, 1833-1835.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Currently not available.


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

Columbia Democrat and Bloomsburg General Advertiser (Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania) Saturday September 5, 1857, Page 3.

Joel Keith Mann (1780-1857) - Find a Grave Memorial


Congressional Biography

After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Joel Keith Mann  went on to serve in congress