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Robert Brown

  • Birth 25 Dec 1744 Weaversville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 26 Feb 1823 Weaversville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Northampton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 36857577

US Congressman. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, 1783 to 1787. In 1798, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel Sitgreaves and reelected to seven succeeding Congresses serving until 1815. Not a candidate for re-nomination, retired from public life and lived on his farm 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: 8 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36857577
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Brown (25 Dec 1744–26 Feb 1823), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36857577, citing Presbyterian Cemetery, Northampton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .