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Joseph Henry Kuhns (September, 1800 - November 16, 1883) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Joseph H. Kuhns born near Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Washington College (later Washington and Jefferson College) in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1820. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Greensburg.

Kuhns was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852. He resumed the practice of law in Greensburg and died there in 1883. Interment in St. Clair Cemetery.


Preceded by
Job Mann
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district

1851 - 1853
Succeeded by
Augustus Drum


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