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Cornelius Comegys Jadwin

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Cornelius Comegys Jadwin (March 27, 1835 – August 17, 1913) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Cornelius C. Jadwin
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Preceded byEdward Overton, Jr.
Succeeded byGeorge Adams Post
Personal details
Born(1835-03-27)March 27, 1835
Carbondale, Pennsylvania
DiedAugust 17, 1913(1913-08-17) (aged 78)
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican


Cornelius Comegys Jadwin was born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and taught school for four years. He studied civil engineering and pharmacy. He was engaged as a civil and mining engineer from 1857 to 1861. He entered the drug business and located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in 1862. He served on the board of education of his district for nine years and was president for three years. He was a delegate to the 1880 Republican National Convention.

Jadwin elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress. He was an unsuccessful Independent candidate for reelection in 1882. He continued the drug business in Honesdale until his death there in 1913. Interment in Glen Dyberry Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Cornelius Comegys Jadwin (id: J000042)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward Overton, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
George A. Post