|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 1st district
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
|Preceded by||William Heilman|
|Succeeded by||Alvin P. Hovey|
|Born||February 8, 1845|
West Hanover, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||May 8, 1911 (aged 66)|
Takoma Park, Maryland, U.S
|Years of service||June 20, 1863–February 10, 1864|
86th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Born in West Hanover, Pennsylvania, Kleiner moved to Medina County, Ohio, in 1850 with his parents, who settled near Wadsworth. He attended the public schools and assisted his father in agricultural pursuits. During the Civil War Kleiner enlisted on June 20, 1863, in Company G, Eighty-sixth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served until February 10, 1864.
He served as member of the city council of Evansville in 1873. He engaged in the manufacture and sale of lumber. He served as mayor of Evansville 1874-1880.
Later career and death
He engaged in the real estate business and stock raising at Pierre, South Dakota, in 1887.
- United States Congress. "John J. Kleiner (id: K000263)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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