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Jonathan Knight

congressman , civil engineer

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