Feb. 1, 1780 Norwich New London County Connecticut, USA
Oct. 26, 1865 Wilkes-Barre Luzerne County Pennsylvania, USA
United States Congressman. He became publisher of the Luzerne County Federalist and was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He was elected as an Adams Democrat to Congress from Pennsylvania, serving from 1825 to 1829. He returned to Wilkes-Barre and became involved in the mining of the large fields of anthracite coal in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania.