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Lancaster County

Politicians who were born in Lancaster County

  Lancaster County (no city given): Nathaniel Ramsey, 1741 — David Ramsay, 1749 — Samuel Sterett, 1758 — John McNairy, 1762 — William Addams, 1777 — William Crawford Linton, 1795 — Edward Shippen, 1823 — James P. Kennedy, 1826 — Ellis T. Pierce, 1846 — Horace L. Haldeman, 1847
  Bainbridge: Bernard J. Myers, 1880
  Bartville: Milton C. Heidelbaugh, 1843
  Near Blue Ball: John Wilkes Kittera, 1752
  Bowmansville: William A. Schnader, 1886
  Christiana: William W. Griest, 1858
  Churchtown: Edward Davies, 1779
  Colerain Township: Marriott Brosius, 1843
  Columbia: Arthur D. Markley, 1832 — Cleon N. Berntheizel, 1874
  Conoy Township: Michael R. Hoffman, 1857
  Derry: Archibald Roane, c.1755
  Donegal Township: William Smith, 1728
  East Donegal Township: John A. Hiestand, 1824
  East Earl Township: J. Roland Kinzer, 1874
  East Lampeter Township: John G. Homsher, 1859
  Ephrata: William B. Linn, 1871 — Murray Merle Schwartz, 1931
  Ephrata Township: George Hibshman, 1852
  Near Ephrata: Jacob Hibshman, 1772
  Fulton Township: Jeremiah Brown, 1785 — John Strohm, 1793
  Lancaster, year not specified: Richard M. Scott
  Lancaster, 1700-1799: John Gibson, 1740 — Thomas Boude, 1752 — Robert Smith, 1757 — Simon Snyder, 1759 — Jenkin Whiteside, 1772 — William McFarland, 1774 — Henry A. Muhlenberg, 1782 — John Mathiot, 1784 — Thomas Kittera, 1789 — George Getz, 1789
  Lancaster, 1800-1899: Cyrus Y. Jacobs, 1831 — John C. Jacobs, 1839 — Henry E. Muhlenberg, 1850 — Solomon Porter Hood, 1853 — Frank B. McClain, 1864 — Frances B. Atlee, 1878 — Rodney Gilbert, 1889
  Lancaster, 1900-1999: Herman T. Schneebeli, 1907 — Gordon C. Preble, 1909 — June N. Honaman, 1920 — Richard M. Scott — Ronald Lawrence Buckwalter, 1936 — Lawrence F. Stengel, 1952 — Lloyd K. Smucker, 1964 — Todd C. Young, 1972
  Leacock Township: Amos Ellmaker, 1787
  Lebanon Township: John Gloninger, 1758
  Lincoln: Guy K. Bard, 1895
  Lititz: Sydenham E. Ancona, 1824 — Hiram Keller, 1832 — Richard A. Snyder, 1910
  Little Britain Township: Thomas Patterson, 1764 — John Patterson, 1771
  Mt. Joy: Clarence Charles Newcomer, 1923
  Manheim: Andrew H. Harnly, 1864
  Manor Township: A. Herr Smith, 1815
  Marietta: Henry B. Cassel, 1855
  Maytown: William Cameron, 1795 — Simon Cameron, 1799 — Penrose Hills Albright, 1852
  New Danville: Eli Heiny, 1822
  New Holland: John W. Davis, 1799 — Isaac E. Hiester, 1824
  Nickel Mines: William W. Heidelbaugh, 1881
  Octoraro: William C. Sproul, 1870
  Paradise Township: Milton Eby, 1850
  Pequea: Robert Whitehill, 1738
  Quarryville: Edwin D. Eshleman, 1920
  Salisbury Township: John Whitehill, 1729
  Strasburg: James Whitehill, 1762 — Frederick L. Homsher, 1885
  Strasburg Township: Joseph Lefever, 1760
  West Earl Township: E. Paul Burkholder, 1898
   See also Pennsylvania birthplaces not assigned to counties.

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