Jennings, Jonathan

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Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1834 AD, at 50 years of age.

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.
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