Philadelphia Mayor, War of 1812 Army Officer.
Served on the Canada Frontier.
Captain of 2nd Pennsylvania Artillery, in command of Fort Mifflin in 1812.
1814 - Assistant Adjutant General of the Fourth Military District after his duel wounding.
Wounded in a duel before the close of the war.
Major, Deputy Adjutant General.
Mayor of Philadelphia in 1819.
Collector of Port of Philadelphia 1829-1838, appointed by President Andrew Jackson.
Appointed Comptroller of the United States by President Martin Van Buren. Served from 1838 to his death in 1858.