Christian Lower

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Christian Lower (January 7, 1740 – December 19, 1806) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

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.

Lower was elected as a Republican to the Ninth Congress and served until his death at his home in Tulpehocken Township, Pennsylvania. Interment in Tulpehocken Church Burial Ground.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Isaac Anderson
John Whitehill
Joseph Hiester
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

1805-1806
alongside: Isaac Anderson and John Whitehill
Succeeded by
Isaac Anderson
John Whitehill