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 Robert Hanna Hammond

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Robert Hanna Hammond

Birth
Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 2 Jun 1847 (aged 56)
At Sea
Burial Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5834601 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He engaged in mercantile pursuits and served as a Brigadier General in the Pennsylvania State Militia. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, served as a Lieutenant in 1817, then later resigned, returned to Pennsylvania, where he was register- recorder of Northumberland County and Postmaster of Milton, (1833-37). In 1837, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1841. After leaving Congress, he reentered the Army and was commissioned paymaster. During the Mexican-American War, he was seriously wounded and died at sea before reaching port at age 55.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 9 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5834601
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/5834601/robert-hanna-hammond : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Hanna Hammond (28 Apr 1791–2 Jun 1847), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5834601, citing Milton Cemetery, Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .