John Roberts Reading Edit Profile
He completed preparatory studies, and graduated from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1847 and began practice in Somerton.
He later graduated from Hahnemann College in Philadelphia and practiced homeopathy. Reading presented credentials as a Democratic Member-elect to the Forty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1869, to April 13, 1870, when he was succeeded by Caleb N. Taylor, who contested his election. He was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election in 1870.
Died in Philadelphia in 1886. Interment in the William Penn Cemetery in Somerton, Pennsylvania.
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