Representative Welty MCCULLOGH

YEARS 1847-1889
OFFICE Representative
STATE Pennsylvania
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 50th (1887-1889)

Representative Welty MCCULLOGH Biography

McCULLOGH, Welty, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 10, 1847; attended the common schools and Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa.; served as second clerk under Capt. W.B. Coulter, provost marshal of twenty-first district of Pennsylvania, during the Civil War; graduated from Princeton College in June 1870; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice in Greensburg; assistant solicitor for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth Congress (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1889); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888; continued the practice of law until his death in Greensburg, Pa., August 31, 1889; interment in the new St. Clair Cemetery. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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