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About John Wilkes Kittera, US Congress
John Wilkes Kittera (November 1752 – June 6, 1801) was an American lawyer and politician from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Kittera was born near Blue Ball, Pennsylvania. He was appointed by President John Adams as United States attorney for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives from 1791 until 1801.
He is the father of Thomas Kittera.
US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1782 and commenced law practice in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 1791, he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Second and Third Congresses and reelected to as a Federalist to the Fourth through Sixth Congresses, serving until 1801. He was nominated by President John Adams for United States Attorney, eastern district of Pennsylvania in 1801, but died before the election
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East Earl Lancaster County Pennsylvania
Pequea Baptist Cemetery Gap Lancaster County Pennsylvania