McALLISTER, Archibald, (1813 - 1883)


McALLISTER, Archibald, (grandson of John Andre Hanna), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born at Fort Hunter, near Rockville, Dauphin County, Pa., October 12, 1813; attended the common schools and Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.; moved to Blair County, Pa., in 1842 and engaged in manufacturing charcoal iron at Springfield Furnace; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); was not a candidate for renomination in 1864; resumed the manufacture of iron; died in Royer, Blair County, Pa., July 18, 1883; interment in Mountain Cemetery.