John Conrad BUCHER, Congress, PA (1792-1851)


BUCHER, John Conrad, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Harrisburg, Pa., December 28, 1792; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Harrisburg; clerk of the land department of Pennsylvania in 1813; member of the borough council of Harrisburg; member of the board of school directors; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833); trustee of Harrisburg Academy, Franklin College, Lancaster, Pa., and Marshall College, Mercersburg, Pa.; by appointment of Governor Porter was an associate judge of Dauphin County from 1839 until his death in Harrisburg, Pa., October 15, 1851; interment in the City Cemetery.

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


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