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  Ingersoll, Jared
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NameJared Ingersoll
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, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born November 07, 1749
DiedOctober 31, 1822 (72 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedThe Sunset Provision
Jul 12, 2012 08:58pm
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Info(father of Charles Jared Ingersoll and Joseph Reed Ingersoll), a Delegate from Pennsylvania; born in New Haven, Conn., November 7, 1749; received a classical education; was graduated from Yale College in 1766; settled in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1771; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1773; finished his legal education at the Middle Temple, London, England, in 1774, and then went to Paris in 1776; returned to Philadelphia in 1778 and commenced practice; Member of the Continental Congress in 1780; delegate to the convention that framed the Federal Constitution in 1787; was the first attorney general of Pennsylvania 1790-1799 and served again from 1811 to 1817; United States district attorney for the eastern district of Pennsylvania; declined the appointment of judge of the Federal court in 1801; unsuccessful Federalist candidate for Vice President of the United States in 1812; presiding judge of the district court of Philadelphia County until his death in Philadelphia, Pa., October 31, 1822; interment in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fourth and Pine Streets.


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Wife Elizabeth Pellet Pettit Ingersoll 00, 0000-
Son Charles J. Ingersoll 1782-1862
Son Joseph R. Ingersoll 1786-1868

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  12/13/1814 PA US Senate Lost 0.85% (-70.94%)
  11/03/1812 US Vice President Lost 39.63% (-20.74%)
  12/31/1779 PA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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