McCULLOCH, George, (1792 - 1861)


McCULLOCH, George, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., February 22, 1792; upon the death of his parents was sent to Cumberland County, Pa., where he was reared by relatives; ironmaster, with extensive iron interests in Center County; member of the State senate in 1835 and 1836; one of the proprietors of Hannah Furnace 1836-1850; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William W. Potter and served from November 20, 1839, to March 3, 1841; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress; retired from political life and active business pursuits with residence in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa.; died in Port Royal, Juniata County, Pa., April 6, 1861; interment in Church Hill Cemetery, southwest of Port Royal, Pa.