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Aaron Lyle

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Portrait, Lyle Family Genealogy, p 104 Pa. State Lib.




Session Position District Party
1801-1802 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
1803-1804 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
 Counties   Washington


1759 - 1825

Born in Mount Bethel, Northampton County, Pa., November 17, 1759; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; enlisted in 1776, age 16, served in the Flying Camp, Revolutionary War, service at Fort Washington and Long Island; member of the State house of representatives 1797-1801; served in the State senate 1802-1804; commissioner of Washington County, Pa., 1806-1809; elected as a Republican to the Eleventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1817); resumed agricultural pursuits; trustee of Jefferson (later Washington and Jefferson) College, Washington, Pa., 1802-1822; died at Cross Creek, Washington County, Pa., September 24, 1825; interment in the Old Cemetery.