David D. Wagener

David Douglas Wagener

David Douglas Wagener (October 11, 1792October 1, 1860) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

David D. Wagener was born in Easton, Pennsylvania. He was captain of the Easton Union Guards from 1816 to 1829.

Wagener was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses. He served as the chairman of the United States House Committee on Militia during the Twenty-fifth Congress. He established the Easton Bank in 1852 and was its president until his death in Easton in 1860. Interment in Easton Cemetery.


Search another word or see David D. Wageneron Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature