David Douglas Wagener

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David Douglas Wagener (October 11, 1792 – October 1, 1860) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

David D. Wagener was born in Easton, Pennsylvania. He was captain of the Easton Union Guards from 1816 to 1829.

Wagener was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses. He served as the chairman of the United States House Committee on Militia during the Twenty-fifth Congress. He established the Easton Bank in 1852 and was its president until his death in Easton in 1860. Interment in Easton Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "David Douglas Wagener (id: W000016)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry A. P. Muhlenberg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Westbrook