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John Phillips (Pennsylvania politician)

John Phillips was a Federalist member of the U.S. House of Representatives who served Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district from March 1821 to March 1823.

Philips, who was born in Chester County, served only a single term in the Seventeenth Congress. While it was noted that he had a limited education, there is remarkably little, if any, additional documentation available about him, including the years of his birth and death.


  • United States Congress. "John Phillips (id: P000310)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jacob Hibshman
James M. Wallace
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

alongside: James Buchanan
Succeeded by
Daniel H. Miller