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Taylor, George

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Born: 1716 AD
Died: 1781 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Politician

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1716 - Born in Ireland. A Delegate from Pennsylvania.

1736 - He migrated to the United States and settled at Warwick Furnace and later at Coventry Forge, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

1755 - Engaged in the manufacture of iron and moved to Durham, Pennsylvania.

1757 - He was appointed as the justice of the peace.

1764 - A member of the provincial assembly.

         - The justice of the peace for Northampton County.

1775 - Colonel of Pennsylvania Militia.

1776 - Pennsylvania delegate to Continental Congress.

         - The signer of Declaration of Independence as delegate from Pennsylvania.

1777 - A member of the First Supreme Executive Council.

1781 - Returned to Easton, Pennsylvania, where he died on February 23rd; interment in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.


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