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 Matthew Clarkson

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Matthew Clarkson

  • Birth 1733 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 5 Oct 1800 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 7595001

US Continental Congressman. Born in New York City, he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was justice of the court of common pleas, quarter sessions of the peace, and was on the Philadelphia orphans’ court, (1771-72). In 1785, he was elected to the Continental Congress and chose not to serve. He was a member of the board of aldermen in 1789 and Mayor of Philadelphia, (1792-96). He died at age 67 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7595001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Clarkson (1733–5 Oct 1800), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7595001, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .