KUHNS, Joseph Henry, (1800 - 1883)


KUHNS, Joseph Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Greensburg, Pa., in September 1800; attended the public schools and Greensburg Academy; was graduated from Washington (later Washington and Jefferson) College, Washington, Pa., in 1820; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Greensburg; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law in Greensburg, Pa.; died in Greensburg, Pa., November 16, 1883; interment in St. Clair Cemetery.