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Francis Jacob Harper (March 5, 1800 – March 18, 1837) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Francis J. Harper was born in Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1832, and served in the Pennsylvania State Senate in 1834 and 1835.

Harper was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, but died in Frankford in 1837, before the assembling of Congress. Interment in Frankford Cemetery. Reinterment in December 1848 in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.


Preceded by
Michael W. Ash
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles Naylor


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