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John Conrad Bucher (December 28, 1792 – October 15, 1851) was a Jacksonian member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

John Conrad Bucher
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833
Preceded byInnis Green
Succeeded byRobert Ramsey
Personal details
Born(1792-12-28)December 28, 1792
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
DiedOctober 15, 1851(1851-10-15) (aged 58)
Political partyJacksonian

He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of John Jacob Bucher and Susanna Margaret Horter. His father represented Dauphin county in the Pennsylvania Legislature, sitting at Lancaster, nine successive terms from 1803, and was later appointed by Governor Findlay an associate judge for the county of Dauphin.

He then studied law, and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Harrisburg. He served as clerk of the land department of Pennsylvania in 1813. He was a member of the borough council of Harrisburg and a member of the board of school directors.

Bucher was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress. He served as a trustee of Harrisburg Academy, Franklin College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Marshall College in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. He became an associate judge of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, by appointment of Governor David R. Porter from 1839 until his death in Harrisburg, in 1851. Interment at Harrisburg Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "John Conrad Bucher (id: B001010)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Family History of John Conrad Bucher on

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Innis Green
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Robert Ramsey