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Daniel Udree


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1809 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
1811 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
 Counties   Berks

Biography

1751 - 1828

Daniel Udree was born in Philadelphia, Pa., August 5, 1751, and reared by his wealthy uncle, Jacob Winey; he attended common schools; moved to Berks County and engaged in the iron business; chosen Colonel, 2nd Battalion, Berks Militia, 1777; accompanied the 1st Battalion commanded by Col. Hunter of Oley to Chester and participated in the battle of Brandywine, where his horse was shot from under him; reelected Colonel in 1778, 2nd Battalion; Major General of the 6th Division, 2nd Brigade, State Militia, War of 1812; member of the state House of Representatives, 1799-1805; state Senate, 1808-1812; elected to Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John M. Hyneman, 1813-1815; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1814; returned to Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph Hiester, 1820-1821; elected to the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Congresses, 1822-1825; resumed mercantile pursuits; died in Reading, Pa., July 15, 1828; interment in Oley Cemetery, Oley, Pa.