1776 - 04/04/1850

WALN, Jacob Shoemaker, a Representative from Philadelphia City; born, 1776 in Walnford, Monmouth County, NJ; merchant; director, Insurance Office of North America; elected, city council, Philadelphia; elected as a Federalist to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1825-1826 term; chair, Philadelphia City Federalist Republican Committee (1829-1835); died, April 4, 1850 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. 


Archival Collections

Waln Family Papers (Collection 1651), This Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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