Frederick Halterman

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Frederick Halterman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
Preceded byWilliam McAleer
Succeeded byWilliam McAleer
Personal details
Born(1831-10-22)October 22, 1831
Bremen, Germany
DiedMarch 22, 1907(1907-03-22) (aged 75)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican

Frederick Halterman (October 22, 1831 – March 22, 1907) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Frederick Halterman was born in Vegesack on the Weser, part of the old Hanse town of Bremen, Germany. He immigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia in September 1849. He engaged in the grocery business, from which he retired in 1891. He was elected a member of the select council in 1880 for a term of three years.

He was elected in 1894 as a Republican to the 54th Congress (March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896. He was elected president of the twelfth sectional school board of Philadelphia, PA in 1898 and served until his death in Philadelphia.


  • United States Congress. "Frederick Halterman (id: H000093)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William McAleer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
William McAleer