Daniel Brodhead HEINER, Congress, PA (1854-1944)


HEINER, Daniel Brodhead, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa., December 30, 1854; attended the public schools at Kittanning, Dayton (Pa.) Academy, and Dickinson Law School at Carlisle, Pa.; was graduated from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., in 1879; was admitted to the bar of Armstrong County, Pa., in 1882 and commenced practice in Kittanning; also engaged in banking; elected district attorney of Armstrong County, Pa., in 1885, reelected in 1888, and served until January 1, 1892; chairman of the Republican county executive committee 1884-1888; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1897); was not a candidate for renomination in 1896; appointed by President McKinley as United States district attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania and served from 1897 to 1902; appointed on February 2, 1902, as internal-revenue collector for the twenty-third district of Pennsylvania by President Theodore Roosevelt and served until November 1, 1913; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1920; again served as internal-revenue collector 1921-1933; died at Kittanning, Pa., on February 14, 1944; interment in Kittanning Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present