Daniel Sturgeon

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Daniel Sturgeon
United States Senator
from Pennsylvania
In office
January 14, 1840 – March 4, 1851
Preceded by Samuel McKean
Succeeded by Richard Brodhead
Personal details
Born (1789-10-27)October 27, 1789
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died July 3, 1878(1878-07-03) (aged 88)
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Nancy Gregg Sturgeon
Profession Politician, Banker, Physician

Daniel Sturgeon (October 27, 1789 – July 3, 1878) was an American physician, banker and Democratic party politician from Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He served in both houses of the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in the United States Senate.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
Samuel McKean
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Pennsylvania
January 14, 1840 – March 4, 1851
Served alongside: James Buchanan, Simon Cameron and James Cooper
Succeeded by
Richard Brodhead
Honorary titles
Preceded by
John Ruggles
Oldest living U.S. Senator
June 20, 1874 – July 3, 1878
Succeeded by
Joseph Cilley