Member Biography

Isaac Hereter 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1879-1880       32 Democrat
1881-1882       32 Democrat

COUNTIES: Adams, Cumberland  


10/07/1827 - 12/01/1881

Isaac Hereter (D32) Adams and Cumberland Counties 1878-1881

Early Life: 

Isaac Hereter, born October 27, 1827, Adams County, Pennsylvania; common school education; engaged farming; elected, auditor, Adams County, 1857-1860; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1870-1871; married, Otelia Hereter, 1878; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1878-1881; died, December 1, 1881, while in the office of Senate, Highland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania; interment, Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, auditor, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 1857-1860.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1870-1871. 

Elected, Democrat, 32nd district, Pennsylvania State Senate, Adams and Cumberland Counties, 1878-1881, committee assignments, Accounts, Centennial Affairs, Insurance and Public Printing; died, while in the office of Senate, December 1, 1881.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members H"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1881). Smull, W.P., (Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 674, 680-682, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 643.

Isaac Hereter (1827-1881) - Find a Grave Memorial