Member Biography

Frederick Eichelberger 

Member

Portrait: Jacob Eichholtz

Sessions Office Position District Party
1819-1820       11 Democrat
1820-1821       11 Democrat
1821-1822       11 Democrat

COUNTIES: Adams, York  


Biography

08/24/1783 - 09/05/1836


Colonel Frederick Eichelberger (D11) Adams and York Counties, 1819-1822 (D14) Adams and York Counties, 1822-1823

Early Life:

Colonel Frederick Eichelberger, born August 24, 1783, Carroll County, Maryland; son of Leonard and Elizabeth Smyser Eichelberger; his parents relocating in York County, Pennsylvania; colonel, Pennsylvania Militia, War of 1812; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1800-1803; elected, Constitutional, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1807-1808; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1815-1817; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1819-1823; largest landowner, Manchester Township, York County during his time; married, Catherine Baker, 1801; died, September 5, 1836 (aged 52), Franklin, York County Pennsylvania; interment, Franklin Church Cemetery, Clear Springs, York County, Pennsylvania.

Early Career:

Colonel, Battalion, Pennsylvania Volunteers, War of 1812.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1800-1803.

Elected, Constitutional, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1807-1808.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1815-1817

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 11th district, Adams and York Counties, 1819-1822.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 14th district, Adams and York Counties, 1822-1823.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Not available currently.

Cited:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136895275/frederick-eichelberger