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Pennsylvania State Senate

Francis Jacob Harper


Session Position District Party
1833-1834 2 Democrat
1835-1836 2 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


1800 - 1837

Francis Jacob Harper was born March 5, 1800, Frankford, Philadelphia County, the son of Jacob and Susannah (Deal) Harper.   He was a member of the state House of Representatives, 1832-1833; the state Senate, 1834-1836; and was elected to Congress in 1836, but died in Frankford, 1837, before the session was called to order.  He was buried in Frankford Cemetery in 1837; reinterred in December 1848 in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.