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Amos Myers (April 23, 1824 – October 18, 1893) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Amos Myers born in Petersburg, Pennsylvania. He attended a private school near Clarion, Pennsylvania, and was graduated from Meadville College in 1843. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1846 and commenced practice in Clarion. He held several local offices, and was appointed district attorney of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, in 1847.

Myers was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury during the Thirty-eighth Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Clarion. He moved to Kentucky and was ordained to the Baptist ministry. He preached in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and New York, and died in East Carleton, New York (now Kent, New York). Interment in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jesse Lazear
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district

1863-1865
Succeeded by
Charles V. Culver

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