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 John Sergeant

John Sergeant

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Nov 1852 (aged 72)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section L, Lot 1-7
Memorial ID 23305 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was elected to represent Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives on three different occasions. He first represented the 1st Congressional District as a Federalist from 1815 to 1823, then the 2nd Congressional District from 1827 to 1829, and from 1837 to 1841 (the last term as a Whig). He was the son of Continental Congressman Jonathan Dickson Sergeant, grandfather of Virginia US Congressmen John Sergeant Wise and Robert Alsop Wise, and great-grandfather of US Congressman John Crain Kunkel. His son-in-law was Civil War Union Major General George Gordon Meade.

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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23305
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Sergeant (5 Dec 1779–23 Nov 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23305, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .