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Jacob Sleeper

Jacob Sleeper, American merchant, philanthropist. member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1851-1852. Massachusetts Government's Council, 1859-1861; member Bromfield Street Methodist Church, Boston, superintendent Sunday School for 59 years, treasurer board of trustees for 46 years.

Background

  • Sleeper, Jacob was born on November 21, 1802 in Newcastle, Maine, United States. Son of Jacob and Olive (Dinsdale) Sleeper.

  • Career

    • Partner, Carney & Sleeper, clothiers, 1835-1850. Director Bank of Commerce Boston, N. American Ins. President New Eng; president Massachusetts Bible Soc</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Boston, Mar.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1851-1852. Massachusetts Government's Council, 1859-1861. Member Bromfield Street Methodist Church, Boston, superintendent Sunday School for 59 years, treasurer board of trustees for 46 years.

    Connections

    • Married Eliza Davis, May 7, 1827. Married second, Maria Davis, April.
    • father: Jacob Sleeper
    • mother: Olive (Dinsdale) Sleeper
    • spouses: Eliza Davis
    • Maria Davis
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    Born November 21, 1802
    Died 1889
    (aged 86)
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