Sessions Office Position District Party
1723-1724 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1724-1725 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1725-1726 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1726-1727 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1727-1728 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
Counties Philadelphia


1685 - 03/31/1762

LEECH, Thomas, a Clerk from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1685 in Cheltenham Township, Philadelphia County (now Montgomery County), Pa.; merchant; merchant ship owner; elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania Colonial Assembly (October 14, 1723-October 14, 1728); appointed, treasurer, Philadelphia County (1727-1762); elected, Pennsylvania Colonial Assembly (1730-1749, 1755-1762); elected, Speaker (1758); superintendent, Pennsylvania Statehouse (1740-1762); trustee, Pennsylvania General Loan Office (1744-1762); trustee, Academy of Philadelphia (1749-1755) and College of Philadelphia (1755-1762) (now University of Pennsylvania); died while in office, March 31, 1762 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Old St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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