Thomas FitzSimmons

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.


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