Daniel B. Heiner

Daniel Brodhead Heiner (December 30, 1854 – February 14, 1944) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Daniel B. Heiner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
Preceded byGeorge Franklin Huff
Succeeded byEdward Everett Robbins
Personal details
Born(1854-12-30)December 30, 1854
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
DiedFebruary 14, 1944(1944-02-14) (aged 89)
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Alma materAllegheny College
Dickinson School of Law


Daniel Brodhead Heiner, Jr. was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, the son of Daniel Brodhead Heiner, Sr. and Mary. G. Graham of Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools at Kittanning, Dayton Academy in Dayton, Pennsylvania, and Dickinson School of Law at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in 1879. He was admitted to the bar of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, in 1882 and commenced practice in Kittanning. He was also engaged in banking. He was elected district attorney of Armstrong County in 1885, reelected in 1888, and served until January 1, 1892. He was chairman of the Republican county executive committee from 1884 to 1888.

Heiner was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1896. He was appointed by President William McKinley as United States district attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania and served from 1897 to 1902. He was appointed on February 2, 1902, as internal-revenue collector for the twenty-third district of Pennsylvania by President Theodore Roosevelt and served until November 1, 1913. He was a delegate to the 1920 Republican National Convention. He again served as internal-revenue collector from 1921 to 1933. He died in Kittanning in 1944. Interment in Kittanning Cemetery.

Heiner was a direct descendant of Revolutionary War veteran Brigadier General Daniel Brodhead IV, through his great-grandmother, Ann Garton Brodhead, who was Brodhead's elder daughter.[1]



  • United States Congress. "Daniel B. Heiner (id: H000453)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George F. Huff
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
Edward E. Robbins