Member Biography

Jonathan Evans Meredith 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1860       21 Republican
1861       21 Republican
1862       21 Republican

COUNTIES: Armstrong, Indiana  


12/13/1810 - 05/07/1888

Jonathan Evans Meredith (R21) Armstrong and Indiana Counties 1860-1862       

Early Life:

Jonathan Evans Meredith, born December 13, 1811; son of Owen and Ann McFadden Meredith; married, Caroline Matilda McKee Meredith, 1838, children, William Bolling Meredith, Philander R. Meredith, Lydia Robinson Meredith Schotte, Emily Meredith; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1860-1862; died, May 7, 1888 (aged 76), Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, interment, Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 21st district, Armstrong and Butler Counties, 1860-1862.


Son, Private William Boling Meredith Pennsylvania State Senate, 41st district, Armstrong and Butler Counties, 1885-1900.

William Boling Meredith  - Pennsylvania Senate Library (


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

Jonathan Evans Meredith (1811-1888) - Find a Grave Memorial