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David Jackson

David Jackson, British physician, Continental congressman. member medical staff Philadelphia General Hospital, 1779-1780; member American Philosophical Society, 1792.

Background

  • Jackson, David was born in 1747 in Oxford, Pennsylvania, circa. Son of Samuel Jackson.

  • Education

    • B.M., College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania), 1768.

    Career

    • Practiced medicine, Philadelphia. Manager of the lottery (appointed by Continental Congress), 1776-1777. Surgeon, quartermaster general, Pennsylvania Militia, 1779.

      Member medical staff Philadelphia General Hospital, 1779-1780. Delegate Continental Congress from Philadelphia, 1785. Trustee U. State of Pennsylvania, 1789, University of Pennsylvania, 1791-1801.

      Member American Philosophical Society, 1792. An organizer 1st Democratic Society in American, 1793. Alderman Philadelphia, 1801.

    Membership

    Member medical staff Philadelphia General Hospital, 1779-1780. Member American Philosophical Society, 1792.

    Connections

    • Married Jane (Mather) Jackson, 1768. Married second, Susanna Kemper.
    • father: Samuel Jackson. Jackson
    • spouses: Jane
    • Susanna Kemper
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    Born 1747
    Died September 17, 1801
    (aged 54)
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