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Glenni William Scofield

Glenni William Scofield

Glenni William Scofield (March 11, 1817 – August 30, 1891) was an American politician and judge who served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Glenni W. Scofield was born in Dewittville, New York. He attended the common schools and learned the printing trade. He returned to classical study and graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York in 1840. He engaged in teaching, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced practice in Warren, Pennsylvania. He served as district attorney from 1846-48. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from 1849-51. An anti-slavery Democrat, he changed his affiliation to the Republican Party in 1856. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1857-59. He was appointed president judge of the eighteenth judicial district of Pennsylvania in 1861.

Scofield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business during the Thirty-ninth Congress and the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs during the [[41st United States Congress

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