Hon. Jonathan Nicholas Langham

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Hon. Jonathan Nicholas Langham

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Birthplace: Hillsdale, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 21, 1945 (83)
Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Son of Jonathan Langham and Eliza Jane Langham
Husband of Clara Drucilla Langham

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About Hon. Jonathan Nicholas Langham

Jonathan Nicholas Langham (August 4, 1861 – May 21, 1945) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

J. N. Langham was born near Hillsdale, Pennsylvania. He taught school, and graduated from the State Normal School at Indiana, Pennsylvania, in 1882. He studied law, was admitted to the Indiana County, Pennsylvania bar in December 1888 and commenced practice in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He served as postmaster of Indiana, Pennsylvania, from 1892 to 1893, as assistant United States attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania from 1898 to 1904, and as chief clerk and corporation deputy in the auditor general’s department of Pennsylvania from 1904 to 1909.

Langham was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first, Sixty-Second, and Sixty-third Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1914. In 1915 he was elected judge of the court of common pleas for the fortieth judicial district of Pennsylvania for a term of ten years, reelected in 1925 and served until his retirement in January 1936. He died in Indiana, Pennsylvania, in 1945. Interment in Oakland Cemetery.


US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1888, commenced law practice in Indiana, Pennsylvania and was Postmaster of Indiana, 1892 to 1893. From 1898 to 1904, he was a assistant United States attorney and was chief corporation deputy in the auditor's department of Pennsylvania, 1904 to 1909. In 1909, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first, Sixty-Second, and Sixty-third Congresses, serving until 1915. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was elected judge of the Court of Common Pleas for the Fortieth Judicial District of Pennsylvania and served until retiring in 1936.

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Hon. Jonathan Nicholas Langham's Timeline

1861
August 4, 1861
Hillsdale, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
1945
May 21, 1945
Age 83
Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA