Member Biography

Henry Hibshman 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1832-1833       7 Anti-Mason
1833-1834       7 Anti-Mason
1834-1835       7 Anti-Mason
1835-1836       7 Anti-Mason

COUNTIES: Lancaster  


10/11/1774 - 05/24/1859

General Henry Hibshman (Anti-Mason7) Lancaster County 1832-1836

Early Life:

General Henry Hibshman, born October 11, 1774; son of Wendell and Hannah Heffley Hibschman; commissioned officer, War of 1812; General, Pennsylvania State Militia; elected, Anti-Mason, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1832-1836; married, Catharine Millerin Hibshman, (d. 1817) married, Hannah Schweitzer Hibshman, daughter, Mary Ann Hibshman Keller; died, May 24, 1859 (aged 84), Hibschman Cemetery, Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Anti-Mason, Pennsylvania State Senate, 7th district, Lancaster County 1832-1836.


Father, Wendell H. Hibschman, Major, Revolutionary War.