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Christian Ley

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1805 N/A Democratic-Republican
 Counties   Berks, Dauphin

Biography

1762 - 1831

Born February 20, 1762, near Myerstown at the old Ley homestead, Christian was the son of Michael and Eva Magdalena Ley.  He was a miller; organized the western Tulpehocken Lutheran Church; served as a captain in the state militia; was seated 1799-1802 in the state House of Representatives; and filled John Kean’s vacated seat in the state Senate for one year.  He died October 13, 1831; interred in the Union cemetery at Myerstown.