Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Darragh, Cornelius

Darragh, Cornelius, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1809; attended the Western University of Pennsylvania, and was graduated with the class of 1826; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh; member of the State senate 1836-1839; United States district attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania 1841-1844; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William Wilkins; reelected to the Twenty-ninth Congress and served from March 26, 1844, to March 3, 1847; attorney general of Pennsylvania from January 4, 1849, to April 28, 1851; died in Pittsburgh, Pa., on December 22, 1854; interment in Allegheny Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Darragh, Cornelius," 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.1055 Original Sources, accessed August 10, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48YZ48XE2LLGN29.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Darragh, Cornelius." 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.1055, Original Sources. 10 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48YZ48XE2LLGN29.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Darragh, Cornelius' 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.1055. Original Sources, retrieved 10 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48YZ48XE2LLGN29.