|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 6th district
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
|Preceded by||Michael Hutchinson Jenks|
|Succeeded by||John Westbrook Hornbeck|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|Born||February 22, 1801|
|Died||July 20, 1867 (aged 66)|
Erdman was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1846. He was elected associate judge of Lehigh County Court on November 9, 1866, and served until his death in Coopersburg in 1867. Interment in Blue Church Cemetery near Coopersburg.
- United States Congress. "Jacob Erdman (id: E000200)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Michael H. Jenks
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district