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Anderson, Joseph Inslee

Born: 1757 AD
Died: 1837 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Political Leader, Politician, Representative, Senator


1757 - Joseph Inslee Anderson, born on the 5th of November in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a U.S. political figure who served as a United States Senator from Tennessee and later as the first Comptroller of the United States Treasury.

1791 - Appointed United States judge of the Territory South of the Ohio River.

1796 - He served as a delegate to the convention that drafted the first Tennessee state constitution.

1797 - He was elected by the Tennessee General Assembly to fill the vacancy in the Senate created by that body's expulsion of the seat's original occupant, William Blount.

1803 - 1804 - He served as President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate.

1815 - 1836 - He was appointed Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury and served in that office.

1837 - Died on the 17th of April in Washington, D.C. and interment in the Congressional Cemetery.


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