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George McCulloch

George McCulloch (February 22, 1792 - April 6, 1861) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

George McCulloch was born in Maysville, Kentucky. Upon the death of his parents, he was sent to Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, where he was reared by relatives. He became an ironmaster, with extensive iron interests in Centre County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate in 1835 and 1836. He was one of the proprietors of Hannah Furnace from 1836 to 1850.

McCulloch was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William W. Potter. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1842. He retired from political life and active business pursuits with residence in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. He died in Port Royal, Pennsylvania. Interment in Church Hill Cemetery, southwest of Port Royal, Pennsylvania.


  • George McCulloch at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
  • The Political Graveyard

Preceded by
William W. Potter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

1839 - 1841
Succeeded by
Almon Heath Read
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