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  Breck, Samuel
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NameSamuel Breck
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born July 17, 1771
DiedAugust 31, 1862 (91 years)
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Jan 23, 2008 03:36pm
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InfoBRECK, Samuel, (brother of Daniel Breck), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Boston, Mass., July 17, 1771; attended the Royal Military School of Loreze, France; moved to Pennsylvania and settled in Philadelphia in 1792, where he engaged in business as a merchant; served as corporal during the Whiskey Rebellion; member of the State house of representatives 1817-1820; served in the State senate 1832-1834; elected as an Adams-Clay Federalist to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); withdrew from active business pursuits and lived in retirement until his death in Philadelphia, Pa., August 31, 1862; interment in St. Peter’s Churchyard.

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