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Edward McPherson
Birth: Jul. 31, 1830
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1895
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman. He was elected as a Republican to represent Pennsylvania's 17th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1859 to 1863. He owned the house and property on the northwest side of the town of Gettysburg that was heavily contested on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863). The ridge that that property is located is now called McPherson's Ridge. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Bayard McPherson (1789 - 1858)
  Catherine Lenhart McPherson (1791 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Annie C. McPherson (1834 - 1906)
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth McPherson Mehaffey (1819 - 1863)*
  Edward McPherson (1830 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 16, 2002
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Edward McPherson
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I connected him to John Bayard McPherson & Catherine Lenhart McPherson thru 1850 census and Gettysburg Times which named them as his parents.An Honorable man.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014

- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014

- Keeper of the Stars
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