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William Maclay

William Maclay, American senator. member Maryland. Legislature, 1781-1785, 95, 03,; member commissions to examine the navigation of Susquehanna, 1783, to deal with Indians for the purchases of lands, 1784-1785; member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1789-1791.

Background

  • Maclay, William was born on July 27, 1734 in New Garden Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Eleanor (Query) Maclay.

  • Membership

    Member Maryland. Legislature, 1781-1785, 95, 03. Member commissions to examine the navigation of Susquehanna, 1783, to deal with Indians for the purchases of lands, 1784-1785. Member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1789-1791.

    Connections

    • Married Mary McClure Harris, April.
    • father: Charles Maclay
    • mother: Eleanor (Query) Maclay
    • spouse: Mary McClure Harris
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    Born July 27, 1734
    Died April 16, 1804
    (aged 69)
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