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Jennings, Jonathan

Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1834 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1784 – Born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. A Delegate from the Territory of Indiana and a Representative from Indiana.

1807 – Became assistant to the clerk of the house of representatives of the Territorial government.

1809 – Elected a Delegate to the Eleventh and to the three succeeding Congresses.

1816 – A delegate to the State constitutional convention.

         – Elected Governor of Indiana.

1822 – Elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress.

1832 – Served as a commissioner to negotiate with the Indians for the purchase of lands in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.

1834 – Died near Charlestown, Indiana on July 26th.