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John HOGE

(1760-1824)

HOGE, John, (brother of William Hoge), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Hogestown, Pa., September 10, 1760; pursued English studies; served in the Revolutionary War as ensign in the Ninth Pennsylvania Regiment; moved to what is now Washington, Pa., in 1782, which he and his brother William founded; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1790; member of the State senate 1790-1795; elected as a Republican to the Eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of his brother, William Hoge, and served from November 2, 1804, to March 3, 1805; died at Meadow Lands, near Washington, Pa., August 4, 1824; interment in the City Cemetery, Washington, Pa.

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

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