John Hartranft

John Hartranft bio

Birth Name: John Hartranft

Occupation: War Hero

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: December 16, 1830

Date Of Death: October 17, 1889

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Hartranft was born on the 16th of December, 1830. He was known for being a War Hero. After earning the prestigious Medal of Honor for his actions during the First Battle of Bull Run and the Battle of Fort Stedman, this Civil War Union Army General-turned-Republican Party politician was elected seventeenth Governor of Pennsylvania.

John Hartranft was born in Pennsylvania. He graduated from Union College (in New York) with a civil engineering degree and subsequently worked in the railroad and real estate industries. In the mid-1850s, he served as Deputy Sheriff of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was present as a Provost Marshal at the trial of President Lincoln’s accused assassins.

John Hartranft was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Hartranft was born in 1830s.

John Hartranft is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Hartranft’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Hartranft’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Hartranft kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Hartranft was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Hartranft
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Hartranft was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: John Hartranft was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: John Hartranft had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

John Hartranft’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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