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 James Potter

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James Potter

Birth
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death Nov 1789 (aged 59–60)
Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Kauffman, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 35771023 View Source
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Revolutionary War General. Arriving from Ireland in 1741 with his father, John Potter, he began his military career by serving in the militia for Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. He achieved the rank of Colonel in 1775 and by 1777 was Brigadier General of the Pennsylvania troops. In addition to his military service, Potter farmed and was involved in state politics, serving for a short time as Vice-President of Pennsylvania.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: NatalieMaynor
  • Added: 11 Apr 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35771023
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/35771023/james-potter : accessed ), memorial page for James Potter (1729–Nov 1789), Find a Grave Memorial ID 35771023, citing Browns Mill Presbyterian Cemetery, Kauffman, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .