William Everhart

William Everhart

Birth
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Oct 1868 (aged 83)
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6860317 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He was a successful businessman who was responsible for developing much of the economic growth in Chester County, Pennsylvania. During the War of 1812, he served in the U.S. Army as a Captain of a riflemen company. After the war, he established stores in the town of West Chester, Pennsylvania and was the town’s Chief Burgess, (1836-37). In 1853, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress, serving until 1855. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his previous business interest until his death at age 83. U.S. Congressman James Bowen Everhart, was his son.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Everhart (17 May 1785–30 Oct 1868), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6860317, citing Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .