Hon. Joseph Horace Shull

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Hon. Joseph Horace Shull

Birthplace: Martins Creek, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: August 09, 1944 (95)
Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elias Shull and Margaret Shull
Husband of Melissa Virginia Shull
Father of Claude Crosby Shull

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About Hon. Joseph Horace Shull

Joseph Horace Shull (August 17, 1848 – August 9, 1944) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Joseph H. Shull was born at Martins Creek, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey. He took a special course at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He was graduated from the University of New York and in 1873 from the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, both in New York City. He taught in the public schools of Pennsylvania for four years. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He worked as editor of the Monroe Democrat from 1881 to 1886. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1886 to 1891.

Shull was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1904. He resumed the practice of law and medicine, and was a contract surgeon during the First World War. He died in Stroudsburg in 1944 and was interred at Stroudsburg Cemetery.

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August 17, 1848
Martins Creek, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States
March 8, 1875
Pennsylvania, United States
August 9, 1944
Age 95
Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States