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   Robert Brown

CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Party

Democratic-Republican

 

Home

, East Allen Township, Bath, PA USA

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Born

12/25/1744

Died

2/26/1823

Database Record

Entered on 3/9/2006, Updated 3/28/2017

Biography

BROWN, Robert, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Weaversville, East Allen Township, Northampton County, Pa., December 25, 1744; attended the common schools and was apprenticed to the blacksmith trade; at the beginning of the Revolutionary War was commissioned first lieutenant in the Pennsylvania “Flying Camp” on September 10, 1776; captured at the surrender of Fort Washington November 16, 1776; worked at the blacksmith trade while a prisoner; later put aboard the prison ship Judith and subsequently imprisoned in the old city hall, New York City; paroled on board ship December 10, 1777; member of the State senate 1783-1787 U.S. House (AF, DR-PA) 12/4/1798-1815 Retired from public life and lived on his farm; died near Weaversville, Northampton County, Pa., February 26, 1823; interment in East Allen Presbyterian Churchyard.

Sources

Biographical Directory of the American Congress


NEWS

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ELECTIONS

10/13/1812

PA - District 06

DR

Won 30.45%

10/9/1810

PA - District 02

DR

Won 19.13%

10/11/1808

PA District 2

DR

Won 16.90%

10/14/1806

PA District 2

DR

Won 18.01%

10/9/1804

PA District 2

DR

Won 21.78%

10/12/1802

PA District 2

DR

Won 33.03%

10/13/1801

PA District 4 - Special Election

DR

Won 0.00%

10/14/1800

PA District 4

DR

Won 34.43%

10/9/1798

PA District 3

DR

Won 31.09%

10/9/1798

PA District 04 - Special Election

DR

Won 62.09%


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