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Henry Donnel Foster

Birthplace: Mercer, Mercer, PA, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Blair Foster and Elizabeth Foster
Husband of Mary Foster
Father of Elizabeth Donnel Long and Mary De Charmes Foster
Brother of Caroline Griffith; Hannah B. Stephenson; Imelda Foster; Jane Eliza Foster; Margaret H. Rodgers and 2 others

Occupation: politician
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About Henry Donnel Foster


Henry Donnel Foster December 19, 1808-October 18, 1880

Parents: Samuel Foster 1774-1831 and Elizabeth Donnel 1785-1829



  • Elizabeth Donnel (Foster) Long 1842-1926

Profile photo: This photo is posted on both the Find a Grave site and Wikipedia page for Henry Donnell Foster.

US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 19th and 21st District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1843 to 1847, and from 1871 to 1873. He also served as a Member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1857. (bio by: K, on Find a Grave)

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December 19, 1808
Mercer, Mercer, PA, USA
Age 33
October 16, 1880
Age 71
Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States