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  Gregg, Andrew
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NameAndrew Gregg
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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born June 10, 1755
DiedMay 20, 1835 (79 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 17, 2007 07:36pm
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InfoGREGG, Andrew, (grandfather of James Xavier McLanahan), a Representative and a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Carlisle, Pa., June 10, 1755; attended Rev. John Steel’s Latin School in Carlisle and the Academy in Newark, Del.; served in the Delaware militia of the Revolution; tutor in the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia 1779-1783; moved to Middletown, Dauphin County, Pa., in 1783 and engaged in mercantile pursuits; moved to Penn’s Valley (now in Bucks County), Pa., in 1789; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected to the Second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1791-March 3, 1807); chairman, Committee on Public Lands (Ninth Congress)

U.S. Senator (Constitutional-PA) 1807-1813; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Eleventh Congress

Moved to Bellefonte, Pa., in 1814 and engaged in banking; secretary of State of Pennsylvania 1820-1823; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1823; died in Bellefonte, Pa., May 20, 1835; interment in Union Cemetery.

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