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Edward Danner Ziegler (March 3, 1844 – December 21, 1931) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Edward D. Ziegler was born in Bedford, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1865. He was engaged in teaching in the York County Academy. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1868, and commenced practice in York, Pennsylvania. He served as commissioner’s clerk in 1871 and 1872, counsel to the board of commissioners, and district attorney of York County, Pennsylvania, from 1881 to 1883. He was a delegate to the 1884 Democratic National Convention.

Zeigler was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900. He resumed the practice of law, and was appointed by the judge of the court of common pleas of York County to be the auditor of the offices of prothonotary, register of wills, clerk of the court, treasurer, and recorder of York County and served from 1923 to 1925.

He resumed the practice of law in York until his death there in 1931. He was interred in Prospect Hill Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George J. Benner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district

1899 - 1901
Succeeded by
Robert J. Lewis


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