William Piper

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William Piper (January 1, 1774 – 1852) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

He was born at Bloody Run (now Everett, Pennsylvania), Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He commanded a regiment during the War of 1812, and served as adjutant general of Pennsylvania after the war. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate.[1] Piper was elected as a Republican to the Twelfth, Thirteenth, and Fourteenth Congresses. He died in Hopewell Township, near Everett, Pennsylvania, in 1852. Interment in the Piper Cemetery on his farm in Hopewell Township.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Rea
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
John M. Hyneman
Preceded by
William Findley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Alexander Ogle