John Gloninger

John Gloninger (September 19, 1758 – January 22, 1836) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

John Gloninger
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1813 – August 2, 1813
Preceded bySee below
Succeeded bySee below
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
In office
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1758-09-19)September 19, 1758
Lebanon Township, Province of Pennsylvania, British America
DiedJanuary 22, 1836(1836-01-22) (aged 77)
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyFederalist


John Gloninger was born in Lebanon Township in the Province of Pennsylvania. He served as a subaltern officer in the Associaters during the Revolutionary War and later was in command of a battalion of militia. Upon the organization of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, he was appointed a lieutenant by the supreme executive council on May 6, 1785. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1790. He resigned and served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1790 until 1792. He was appointed by Governor Thomas Mifflin as justice of the peace of Dauphin County on September 8, 1790. He was commissioned as associate judge on August 17, 1791, and upon the formation of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, he was commissioned on September 11, 1813, as one of the associate judges for that county.

Gloninger was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress and until his resignation on August 2, 1813. He was again appointed associate judge of Lebanon County and died in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Interment in First Reformed Churchyard.


  • United States Congress. "John Gloninger (id: G000241)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

alongside:James Whitehill
Succeeded by