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Berks County

Politicians who were born in Berks County

  Berks County (no city given): Daniel Boone, 1734 — Joseph Ritner, 1780 — Augustus G. Seyfert, 1852 — John W. Holtzman, 1858
  Amity Township: David B. Brunner, 1835 — Guy L. Moser, 1886
  Amityville: Calvin B. Rhoads, 1836 — Lawrence C. Phipps, 1862
  Barto: Monroe H. Kulp, 1858
  Berne Township: Joseph Hiester, 1752 — William Hiester, 1790
  Bernville: John J. Harpel, 1894
  Caernarvon Township: J. Glancy Jones, 1811 — Hiester Clymer, 1827
  Colebrookdale Township: David H. G. Kuser, 1857
  Douglassville: Jacob Kerlin McKenty, 1827
  Exeter Township: William E. Richardson, 1886
  Fleetwood: George S. Messersmith, 1883 — Clyde R. Dengler, 1899
  Greenwich Township: Oscar L. Lenhart, 1878
  Grimville: William C. Troxell, 1884
  Hamburg: Daniel Wolff, 1801 — Charles Benseman, 1824 — Elias Shomo, 1827
  Joanna: Edward S. Haws, 1873
  Joanna Heights: James S. Evans, 1873
  Kutztown: Allan K. Grim, 1904
  Lenhardtsville: Wilson G. Sarig, 1874
  Lyons: Claude T. Reno, 1882
  Maxatawny: Ulysses S. G. Bieber, 1865
  Meckville: Guy J. Swope, 1892
  Oley Township: Daniel K. Hoch, 1866
  Reading, year not specified: James E. Norton — Katherine H. Keiser
  Reading, 1700-1799: Thomas Hartley, 1748 — John Scull, 1765 — John M. Hyneman, 1771 — Henry Fister, 1772 — George de Benneville Keim, 1778 — Peter Nagle, Jr., 1782 — Benneville Keim, 1790 — Edward Burd Hubley, 1792
  Reading, 1800-1899: George M. Keim, 1805 — Nathan M. Eisenhower, 1811 — Robert C. Kendall, 1819 — James Lawrence Getz, 1821 — Henry A. Muhlenberg, 1823 — Frederick K. Bechtel, c.1823 — George de Benneville Keim, 1831 — Daniel Ermentrout, 1837 — Bankson T. Morgan, 1841 — Henry C. Rankin, 1843 — Henry D. Green, 1857 — James H. Maurer, 1864 — George W. Christoph, c.1864 — Charles W. Kutz, 1870 — Charles Y. Thompson, 1875 — Ira D. McCord, 1875 — Heber Ermentrout, 1875 — Stella Z. Livingood, 1876 — James Berg, c.1876 — James E. Norton — Robert G. Bushong, 1883 — J. Fred Bohler, 1885 — Frederick A. Muhlenberg, 1887 — Charles J. Esterly, 1888 — Gertrude Detweiler, 1895 — George M. Rhodes, 1898
  Reading, 1900-1999: Hiester H. Muhlenberg, 1900 — Florence P. Dwyer, 1902 — Katherine H. Keiser — Gus Yatron, 1927 — John A. Barrasso, 1952 — Jeffrey L. Schmehl, 1955 — Mark Allen Barnett, 1963
  Near Reading: William H. Keim, 1813
  Richmond Township: John H. Rothermel, 1856 — Jacob A. Lesher, 1861
  Robesonia: Robert R. Gerhart, Jr., 1920
  Sinking Spring: John H. Addams, 1822
  Strausstown: Orson N. Ritzman, 1889
  Tulpehocken: J. Andrew Shulze, 1775
  Tulpehocken Township: Christian Lower, 1740
  Union Township: Jacob Knabb, 1817
  Womelsdorf: George Nicholas Eckert, 1802 — Albert W. Swalm, 1845 — John E. Livingood, 1889
  Near Womelsdorf: George Ege, 1748
  Yellow House: Ralph C. Body, 1903
   See also Pennsylvania birthplaces not assigned to counties.

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