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  Sill, Thomas H.
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NameThomas H. Sill
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Erie, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born October 11, 1783
DiedFebruary 07, 1856 (72 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Dec 29, 2014 02:44pm
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InfoSILL, Thomas Hale, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Windsor, Conn., October 11, 1783; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1804; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1809 and commenced practice in Lebanon, Ohio; moved to Erie, Pa., in 1813 and resumed the practice of law; member of the staff of General Wallace and also a member of the Minutemen of the state militia; deputy United States marshal 1816-1818; deputy attorney general in 1819; member of the state house of representatives in 1823; elected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Patrick Farrelly and served from March 14, 1826, to March 3, 1827; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1830; president of the United States branch bank at Erie, Pa., in 1837; member of the state constitutional convention in 1837 and 1838; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1848; postmaster of Erie, Pa., 1847-1853; served as a director of the Erie Academy for more than thirty years; engaged in the practice of his profession until his death in Erie, Pa., on February 7, 1856; interment in Erie Cemetery.

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