Daniel Cruger (December 22, 1780 Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania - July 12, 1843 Wheeling, then Virginia, now Ohio County, West Virginia) was an American newspaper publisher, lawyer and politician who served as a United States Representative from New York.
Daniel Cruger learned the printer's trade, and published the Owego Democrat in Owego, New York. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1805, and commenced practice in Bath, New York. Cruger served as a major in the War of 1812.
He was District Attorney of the Seventh District of New York from 1815 to 1818, and of Steuben County, New York from 1818 to 1821. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law.
Daniel Cruger is buried at the Stone Church Cemetery in Wheeling, West Virginia.
- Daniel Cruger at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
-  Political Graveyard
|Speaker of the New York State Assembly
|United States House of Representatives|
Oliver C. Comstock
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th congressional district
1817 - 1819
with Oliver C. Comstock