The Road to Civil War

John D. Stiles

(15 January, 1822 -- 29 October, 1896) Stiles was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Luzerne County, Pa., Stiles studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Stiles was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas B. Cooper and afterwards reelected to the Thirty-eighth Congress. Afterwards, Stiles was elected to the Forty-first Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at]

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation - United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65 , Pennsylvania Delegation - The Road to Civil War [this display].

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