John James McDannold

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John James McDannold

John James McDannold (August 28, 1851 – February 3, 1904) was a Democrat and State court judge in Illinois in 1886. From 1893 to 1895, he was the U.S. Representative from Illinois' 12th District.


McDannold was born in Mount Sterling, Brown County, Illinois on August 28, 1851. McDannold attended public schools and a private school in Quincy, Illinois and graduated from the law department of the University of Iowa at Iowa City in June 1874. He was admitted to the bar of Illinois in September 1874 and commenced practice in Mount Sterling.

McDannold was appointed master in chancery for Brown County in October 1885. He was elected county judge of Brown County in 1886, and re-elected in November 1890; he served until October 2, 1892, when he resigned, having been nominated for the U.S. Congress.

McDannold was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895). He lost renomination in 1894.[1]

He moved to Chicago, Illinois, in 1895 and resumed the practice of law. He died in Chicago on February 3, 1904. He was interred in City Cemetery, Mount Sterling, Illinois.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Scott Wike
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Succeeded by
Joseph G. Cannon