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Jonathan Knight

Jonathan Knight, American congressman, civil engineer. member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1822-1828; member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Pennsylvania, 34th Congress, 1855-1857.

Background

  • Knight, Jonathan was born on November 22, 1787 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abel and Ann S. Knight.

  • Career

    • Chief engr.

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1822-1828. Member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Pennsylvania, 34th Congress, 1855-1857.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Heston, 1809, 10 children.
    • father: Abel Knight
    • mother: Ann S. Knight
    • spouse: Ann Heston
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    Born November 22, 1787
    Died November 22, 1858
    (aged 71)
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