Thomas FitzSimmons

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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FitzSimmons, Thomas, an American statesman, was born in Ireland in 1741. He was an eminent merchant of Philadelphia, subscribed large sums for the supply of the army, and during the Revolutionary war commanded a volunteer company. He was for many years a member of the State Assembly, was a delegate to the old Congress in 1782-3, and to the Federal Convention in 1787, and was a member of Congress 1789-95. He died in Philadelphia, August 1811, aged about 70.

Sources

37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.

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