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John H. O'Neall

John Henry O'Neall (October 30, 1838 - July 15, 1907) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born in Newberry, South Carolina, O'Neall was left an orphan at eight years of age and was raised by his grandfather, who lived in Daviess County, Indiana. He attended country schools and graduated from Indiana University at Bloomington in 1862. He then graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1864.

He was admitted to the bar the same year and practiced in Terre Haute, Indiana and later in Washington, Indiana. He served in the State legislature in 1866. He was appointed prosecuting attorney for the eleventh judicial circuit in 1873.

O'Neall was elected to the office in 1874, but resigned before his term was completed.

O'Neall was elected as a Washington, Indiana, July 15, 1907. He was interred in St. John's Cemetery.


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