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HOGE, John

1760–1824

Biography

HOGE, John, (brother of William Hoge), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Hogestown, Pa., September 10, 1760; pursued English studies; served in the Revolutionary War as ensign in the Ninth Pennsylvania Regiment; moved to what is now Washington, Pa., in 1782, which he and his brother William founded; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1790; member of the State senate 1790-1795; elected as a Republican to the Eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of his brother, William Hoge, and served from November 2, 1804, to March 3, 1805; died at Meadow Lands, near Washington, Pa., August 4, 1824; interment in the City Cemetery, Washington, Pa.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Washington and Jefferson College Library

Washington, PA
Papers: ca. 1790-1824. ca. 6 cubic feet. Uncataloged papers, letters, land contracts, and maps.
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