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.


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.


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

alongside: Isaac Anderson and John Whitehill
Succeeded by
Isaac Anderson
John Whitehill