WAYNE, ISAAC, (son of Anthony Wayne), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Paoli, Chester County,
Pa., in 1772; attended the common schools and was graduated from Dickinson
College, Carlisle, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the Chester County bar in
1795; member of the State house of representatives 1799-1801 and in 1806;
served in the State senate in 1810; during the War of 1812 was captain of a
troop of Pennsylvania Horse Cavalry, raised and equipped by himself, and was
subsequently colonel of the Second Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry;
unsuccessful Federalist candidate for Governor in 1814; elected to the
Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); engaged in agricultural
pursuits; died in Chester County, Pa., October 25, 1852; interment in St.
David's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Radnor, Pa.