Daniel F. Lafean

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Daniel F. Lafean
Daniel Lafean (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's at-large district
In office
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917
Preceded by Anderson H. Walters
Succeeded by Joseph McLaughlin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913
Preceded by Alvin Evans
Succeeded by Andrew R. Brodbeck
Personal details
Born (1861-02-07)February 7, 1861
York, Pennsylvania
Died April 18, 1922(1922-04-18) (aged 61)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican

Daniel Franklin Lafean (February 7, 1861 – April 18, 1922) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Daniel Franklin Lafean was born in York, Pennsylvania. He was engaged in candy manufacturing and in banking in York. He served as a director of the Gettysburg College and trustee of the Gettysburg Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He was a Freemason and served as Worshipful Master of his lodge, Zeredatha Lodge No. 451, York, in 1895.

Lafean was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912. He was elected to the Sixty-fourth Congress, but was not a candidate for renomination in 1916. He was appointed commissioner of banking of the State of Pennsylvania in 1917. He again engaged in manufacturing pursuits and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery in York, Pennsylvania.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alvin Evans
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district

Succeeded by
Andrew R. Brodbeck
Preceded by
Anderson H. Walters
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph McLaughlin