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Job Mann (March 31, 1795 – October 8, 1873) was a Jacksonian and Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Job Mann was born in Bethel Township, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and the Bedford Academy. He served as clerk to the board of county commissioners in 1816. He was register, recorder, and clerk of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, from 1818 to 1835.

Mann was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1839 and commenced practice in Bedford, Pennsylvania. He served as State treasurer of Pennsylvania from 1842 to 1848, and was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Mann was again elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1850. He resumed the practice of law and died in Bedford in 1873. Interment in Bedford Cemetery.


Preceded by
George Burd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district

1835 - 1837
Succeeded by
Charles Ogle
Preceded by
Henry D. Foster
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district

1847 - 1851
Succeeded by
Joseph H. Kuhns


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