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Edward DAVIES

(1779-1853)

DAVIES, Edward, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Churchtown, Caernarvon Township, Lancaster County, Pa., in November 1779; attended the rural schools; engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1834-1835; elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-fifth and to the succeeding Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841); resumed his former business activities; died on May 17, 1853, in Churchtown, Pa.; interment in Bangor Episcopal Churchyard, Churchtown, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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