HARPER, Francis Jacob, (1800 - 1837)


HARPER, Francis Jacob, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Frankford, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 5, 1800; member of the State house of representatives in 1832; served in the State senate in 1834 and 1835; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, but died in Frankford, Pa., March 18, 1837, before the assembling of Congress; interment in Frankford Cemetery; reinterment in December 1848 in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.