Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Pringey, Joseph Colburn

Pringey, Joseph Colburn, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., May 22, 1858; attended the common schools; moved to Missouri in 1870; attended a business college in Sedalia, Mo.; moved to Chandler, Lincoln County, Okla., in 1891; engaged in agricultural pursuits and in the loan and insurance business; member of the Territorial senate in 1893; member of the board of regents of the University of Oklahoma at Norman in 1893 and 1894; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Philadelphia in 1900 which nominated McKinley and Roosevelt; county clerk of Lincoln County, Okla., 1912-1926; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; acting postmaster of Chandler, Okla., in 1923 and 1924; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Chandler, Okla., on February 11, 1935; interment in Oak Park Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Pringey, Joseph Colburn," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1706 Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKFIUW7IUV8Z8UT.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Pringey, Joseph Colburn." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1706, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKFIUW7IUV8Z8UT.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Pringey, Joseph Colburn' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1706. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKFIUW7IUV8Z8UT.