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Pawling, Levi, 1773-1845



  • Existence: 1773 - 1845

Levi Pawling (July 25, 1773 – September 7, 1845) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Levi Pawling was born in Fatland, Pennsylvania, near Norristown. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, and moved to Norristown in November 1795. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1795 and practiced in Norristown and Philadelphia. He served as trustee of lands belonging to the University of Pennsylvania, and was appointed chairman of the commission to raise funds relative to lock navigation on the Schuylkill River in 1816. Pawling was elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth Congress. He was elected burgess of Norristown in 1818 and served as president of the board of directors of the Bank of Montgomery County. He died in Norristown in 1845

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Mss 819202.1
Identifier: Mss 819202.1
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