John Porter (Pennsylvania politician)

John Porter was an American politician who served as U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania from December 8, 1806, to March 4, 1811. He was born in Pennsylvania, but his birth date is unknown. He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Ninth United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Michael Leib. He was then re-elected to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1801 to 1805.[1]


  1. ^ Cox, Harold. "Senate Members C". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district


1806–1808 alongside: Joseph Clay and Jacob Richards
1808–1809 alongside: Jacob Richards and Benjamin Say
1809–1811 alongside: William Anderson and Adam Seybert

Succeeded by