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  Maclay, William P.
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican   
NameWilliam P. Maclay
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Lewistown, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born August 23, 1774
DiedSeptember 02, 1842 (68 years)
ContributorChronicler
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Jun 09, 2007 07:52pm
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InfoMACLAY, William Plunkett, (son of Samuel Maclay and nephew of William Maclay [1737-1804]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Northumberland County, Pa., August 23, 1774; attended the common schools; prothonotary of Mifflin County 1808-1814; member of the State house of representatives; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas Burnside; reelected to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses and served from October 8, 1816, until March 3, 1821; was not a candidate for renomination in 1820; member of the State convention to alter and amend the constitution at Harrisburg, Pa., in 1837; engaged as a surveyor and in agricultural pursuits; died in Milroy, Mifflin County, Pa., September 2, 1842; interment in Milroy Presbyterian Cemetery.

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