Colonel Thomas Ringland (D20) Greene, Washington Counties, 1827-1834
Colonel Thomas Ringland born August 3, 1783, County Down, Northern Ireland, 1783; son of William and Prudence Bailie Ringland (i); settled, Ten Mile Creek, Morris Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania (ii); engaged, farming: married Anna McCollum, 1811 (i); one daughter, five sons; Major, War of 1812; Colonel, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry; elected, Democrat, House of Representatives, 1825-1827; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate 1828-1834; Speaker of the Senate, 1834; died, January 6, 1868 (aged 84) Grandview, Edgar County, Illinois, interment, Fairview Cemetery, Kansas, Edgar County, Illinois. (ii)
Major, War of 1812; Colonel, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Farming.
Elected, Democrat, House of Representatives, 1825-1827.
Elected, Democrat (iii), Pennsylvania State Senate, 20th district, Greene, Washington Counties, 1827-1834, chair, Militia Committee, 1829-1831; elected, Speaker of the Senate, 1834.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
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Moved, Grandview, Edgar County, Illinois, 1857. Daughter and one son had passed. All remaining sons lived in Grandview, Edgar County, Illinois. (iv)