MANN, Job, (1795 - 1873)


MANN, Job, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bethel Township, Bedford (now Fulton) County, Pa., March 31, 1795; attended the common schools and the Bedford Academy; clerk to the board of county commissioners in 1816; was register, recorder, and clerk of Bedford County 1818-1835; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1839 and commenced practice in Bedford, Pa.; State treasurer of Pennsylvania 1842-1848; member of the State house of representatives; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1851); was not a candidate for renomination in 1850; resumed the practice of law; died in Bedford, Pa., October 8, 1873; interment in Bedford Cemetery.