PIPER, William, (1774 - 1852)


PIPER, William, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born at Bloody Run (now Everett), Bedford County, Pa., January 1, 1774; commanded a regiment during the War of 1812; adjutant general of Pennsylvania after the war; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth, Thirteenth, and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1817); died in Hopewell Township, near Everett, Pa., in 1852; interment in the Piper Cemetery on his farm in Hopewell Township.