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John Chapman

Death: Jan 27, 1800

Birthplace: Wrightstown Township

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

John Chapman

Date of Death : Jan 27, 1800
Birth Place : Wrightstown Township

John Chapman was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. John Chapman was born in Wrightstown Township, Pennsylvania. He was commissioned justice of the peace February 25, 1779, and was one of the justices commissioned judge of the court of common pleas of Bucks County the same year. He moved to Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, prior to 1776. He was a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly from 1787 to 1796. Chapman was elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress. He died in Upper Makefield in 1800. Interment in the Friends’ Burying Ground in Wrightstown Township, Pennsylvania.


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