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 Matthew Clarkson

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Matthew Clarkson

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 5 Oct 1800 (aged 66–67)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7595001 View Source
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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.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7595001
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7595001/matthew-clarkson : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Clarkson (1733–5 Oct 1800), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7595001, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .