Isaac Ellmaker Hiester
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Isaac Ellmaker Hiester (May 29, 1824 – February 6, 1871) was an American political leader of the nineteenth Century. He was a member of the Hiester Family political dynasty. He was the son of William Hiester and cousin of Hiester Clymer.
Hiester was born in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on May 29, 1824. He graduated from Yale University in 1842, and while at college helped to found the Scroll and Key Society. He then studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1845, afterwards practicing in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Hiester returned to his law practice, and sided with the Union during the American Civil War. He was a Delegate to the 1868 Democratic National Convention, and also represented Pennsylvania on the Democratic National Committee.
He died in Lancaster on February 6, 1871. Hiester was buried at Lancaster Cemetery.
- "Hiester-Muhlenberg family of Pennsylvania". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 1 December 2005.
- Isaac Ellmaker Hiester at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1892). "Hiester, Daniel". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton. has a few lines on Isaac Ellmaker.
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