HIESTER, JOHN, (father of Daniel Hiester [1774-1834], brother of Daniel Hiester [1747-1804], cousin of Joseph Hiester, and uncle of William Hiester), a Representative from Pennsylvania;
born in Goshenhoppen, Montgomery County, Pa., April 9, 1745;
attended the common schools;
engaged with his father in the lumbering business in Berne Township, Berks County, Pa.;
served in the Revolutionary War as captain in the Pennsylvania Militia;
elected as a Republican to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1809);
died in Goshenhoppen, Pa., October 15, 1821;
interment in Union Church Cemetery, Parker Ford, Pa.