DAVIES, Edward, (1779 - 1853)


DAVIES, Edward, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Churchtown, Caernarvon Township, Lancaster County, Pa., in November 1779; attended the rural schools; engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1834-1835; elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-fifth and to the succeeding Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841); resumed his former business activities; died on May 17, 1853, in Churchtown, Pa.; interment in Bangor Episcopal Churchyard, Churchtown, Pa.