David Douglas Wagener
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 7th district
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1841
|Preceded by||Henry A. P. Muhlenberg|
|Succeeded by||John Westbrook|
|Born||October 11, 1792|
|Died||October 1, 1860(aged 67)|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
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