MONTGOMERY, Daniel, Jr., (1765 - 1831)


MONTGOMERY, Daniel, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Londonderry, Chester County, Pa., October 30, 1765; moved to Danville, Pa.; chief promoter of turnpike roads in the section around Danville; elected as a member of the State house of representatives in 1800; lieutenant colonel of the Eighty-first Pennsylvania Militia in 1805; appointed major general of the Ninth Division of Militia on July 27, 1809; elected as a Republican to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1809); appointed canal commissioner in 1828; died in Danville, Montour County, Pa., December 30, 1831.