Representative John James MCDANNOLD

YEARS 1851-1904
OFFICE Representative
STATE Illinois
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 53rd (1893-1895)

Representative John James MCDANNOLD Biography

McDANNOLD, John James, a Representative from Illinois; born in Mount Sterling, Brown County, Ill., August 29, 1851; attended the common schools and a private school in Quincy; was graduated from the law department of the University of Iowa at Iowa City in June 1874; was admitted to the bar of Illinois in September 1874 and commenced practice in Mount Sterling; appointed master in chancery for Brown County in October 1885; elected county judge of Brown County in 1886; reelected in November 1890 and served until October 2, 1892, when he resigned, having been nominated for Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895); was not a candidate for renomination in 1894; moved to Chicago, Ill., in 1895 and resumed the practice of law; died in Chicago, Ill., February 3, 1904; interment in City Cemetery, Mount Sterling, Ill. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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