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 Israel Jacobs

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Israel Jacobs Famous memorial

Birth
Perkiomen, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
10 Dec 1796 (aged 70)
Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
20177176 View Source

US Congressman. He was engaged in the agricultural business when appointed member of the colonial assembly, serving from 1770 to 1774. In 1791 he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Second Congress, serving until 1793. He was the first Jewish member to take office in the US Congress. After his term, he resumed agricultural pursuits until his death.

US Congressman. He was engaged in the agricultural business when appointed member of the colonial assembly, serving from 1770 to 1774. In 1791 he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Second Congress, serving until 1793. He was the first Jewish member to take office in the US Congress. After his term, he resumed agricultural pursuits until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 30 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 20177176
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20177176/israel-jacobs: accessed ), memorial page for Israel Jacobs (9 Jun 1726–10 Dec 1796), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20177176, citing Upper Providence Friends Meeting Burial Ground, Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.