Jacob Hostetter

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Jacob Hostetter (May 9, 1754 – June 29, 1831) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Jacob Hostetter was born near York, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and worked as a clockmaker. He was a member of the general assembly of Pennsylvania from 1797 to 1802. He was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jacob Spangler. He was reelected as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress. He moved to Ohio and settled in Columbiana, Ohio, where he died on June 29, 1831.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jacob Spangler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district

1818 - 1821
Succeeded by
James S. Mitchell