Roberts, Jonathan, 1771-1854

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Dates:
Birth 1771-08-16
Death 1854-07-24

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Senator.

Jonathan Roberts was born on August 16, 1771, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He was a United States Representative and Senator from Pennsylvania, apprenticed as a wheelwright, was a member of the State representatives 1799-1800, and a member of the State senate 1807-1811. He was elected as a Republican United States Representative from 1811-1814, a Republican United States Senator from 1814-1821, chairman of the Committee on Claims, Committee to Audit and Control.

The Contingent Expense, Committee on Public Buildings, and he was a member of the State house of representatives from 1823-1826, as well as collector of customs at the port of Philadelphia 1841-1842. Roberts died on July 24, 1854 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

From the description of Letter, 1818. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 49504456

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  • Politicians--Correspondence
  • Presidents--Correspondence

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