Christian Lower was born in Tulpehocken Township, Pennsylvania. He worked as a blacksmith and was later proprietor of an iron foundry. During the American Revolution, he served as a colonel of associated battalions in 1775 and sublieutenant in 1780. He was county commissioner of Berks County, Pennsylvania, from 1777 to 1779. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1783-1785, 1793, 1794, and 1796. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1797 to 1804.
- Christian Lower at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2009-5-16
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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district
alongside: Isaac Anderson and John Whitehill
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