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 Lemuel Paynter

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Lemuel Paynter

Birth
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 1 Aug 1863 (aged 74–75)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Frazer, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section, Row Q, Lot 13
Memorial ID 6905549 View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Lewes, Delaware, he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and served in the War of 1812, as a Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 93rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia. He was a member of the board of commissioners of the Southwark District for many years as president of the board, a member of the guardians of the poor and as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate in 1833. In 1837, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1841. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he again served as a member of the board of commissioners of the Southwark District. He died at age 75 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6905549/lemuel-paynter : accessed ), memorial page for Lemuel Paynter (1788–1 Aug 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6905549, citing Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .