"(January 2, 1805 -- February 5, 1892) John Hogan was a shoemaker, Methodist preacher, merchant, grocer, register at a land office, president of a board of public works, public servant, and American politician. Hogan was born in Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, immigrated to the U.S. in 1817 to Maryland. He moved to Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. Hogan preached at the Illinois conference in 1826 and was president of the Illinois Board of Public Works from 1834 to 1837. He was a member of the Illinois State house of representatives in 1836. He was a register of the land office in Dixon, Illinois and was postmaster of St. Louis, Missouri from 1857 - 1861. He was unsuccessful as a Whig candidate for Congress in 1838. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress from March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867 and was not successful in reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000691]"
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