Jacob Fry Jr.
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Jacob Fry Jr.
Jacob Fry Jr.
Pennsylvania Auditor General

GovernorJames Pollock
William F. Packer
George R. Espy
John N. Purviance
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th district

March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1839
Joel Keith Mann
Joseph Fornance
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Personal details
Born(1802-06-10)June 10, 1802
Trappe, Pennsylvania
DiedNovember 28, 1866(1866-11-28) (aged 64)
Trappe, Pennsylvania
Political partyJacksonian

Jacob Fry Jr. (June 10, 1802 - November 28, 1866) was a Jacksonian and Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Jacob Fry Jr. was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania. He taught school in Trappe, and served as clerk of courts of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, from 1830 to 1833.

Fry was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1838. He engaged in mercantile business in Trappe and was elected as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1853 and 1854. He served as auditor general of Pennsylvania from 1857 to 1860. He resumed mercantile pursuits and died in Trappe in 1866. Interment in Agustus Lutheran Church Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Jacob Fry Jr. (id: F000396)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Ephraim Banks
Pennsylvania Auditor General
Succeeded by
Thomas E. Cochran

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