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Arthur Sinclair

Born: Feb 28, 1780

Death: Feb 7, 1831

Birthplace: Virginia

Nationality: United States

Arthur Sinclair

Date of Birth : Feb 28, 1780
Date of Death : Feb 7, 1831
Birth Place : Virginia

Commodore Arthur Sinclair was an early American naval hero, who served in the U.S. Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and in the War of 1812. His three sons also served in the Navy; they resigned in 1861, however, to serve in the Confederate Navy. Sinclair was the great-grandfather of novelist Upton Sinclair, author of the novel The Jungle.

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