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Samuel Sitgreaves
Birth: Mar. 16, 1764
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1827
Easton
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1783 and began law practice in Easton. In 1790 he was a Delegate to Pennsylvania's constitutional convention. He was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Federalist in 1794. He was reelected in 1796 and served from March, 1795 until his resignation in 1798. While in Congress Sitgreaves was the primary manager of impeachment against Senator William Blount, the first federal official to be removed for misconduct. Sitgreaves resigned to accept appointment as a US Commissioner to settle claims with Great Britain under the terms of the Jay Treaty. He served as a Burgess of Easton Township from 1804 to 1807 and was Treasurer of Northampton County from 1816 to 1819. Sitgreaves also served as President of the Easton Bank from 1815 until his death. His descendants donated his collection of rare books on religion to the Washington National Cathedral, and they are included in the cathedral's rare book collection. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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Easton Cemetery
Easton
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jun 23, 2008
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