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Christian Tarr

Christian Tarr (May 25, 1765 – February 24, 1833) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Christian Tarr was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He moved to Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, in 1794 and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was also engaged in the manufacture of pottery in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Tarr was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1821 and 1822. He was appointed on October 31, 1827, as superintendent of the road which had been built by the United States Government from Cumberland, Maryland, to Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia). He served until March 20, 1829. He died in Washington Township, Pennsylvania, and was interred in the Methodist Graveyard in Brownsville, Pennsylvania.


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Preceded by
Isaac Griffin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district

1817 - 1821
Succeeded by
Andrew Stewart

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