John HIESTER, Congress, PA (1745-1821)

HIESTER John , a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Goshenhoppen, Montgomery County, Pa., April 9, 1745; attended the common schools; engaged with his father in the lumbering business in Berne Township, Berks County, Pa.; served in the Revolutionary War as captain in the Pennsylvania Militia; elected as a Republican to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1809); died in Goshenhoppen, Pa., October 15, 1821; interment in Union Church Cemetery, Parker Ford, Pa.

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

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