REDING, John Randall, (1805 - 1892)


REDING, John Randall, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Portsmouth, N.H., October 18, 1805; attended the common schools; was apprenticed to the printer’s trade and subsequently became an editor; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1845); naval storekeeper at Portsmouth 1853-1858; mayor of Portsmouth in 1860; member of the State house of representatives 1867-1870; died in Portsmouth, N.H., October 8, 1892; interment in Haverhill Cemetery, Haverhill, N.H.