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Thomas Polk

Thomas Polk, American army officer, Continental congressman. member North Carolina House of Commons, 1766-1771, 73-74; member Mecklenburg Committee, 1775; member North Carolina Provincial Congress, 1775.

Background

  • Polk, Thomas was born in 1732 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, circa. Son of William and Margaret (Taylor) Polk.

  • Career

    • Delegate to Continental Congress, 1786.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina House of Commons, 1766-1771, 73-74. Member Mecklenburg Committee, 1775. Member North Carolina Provincial Congress, 1775.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Spratt, 1755, 9 children including William.
    • father: William Polk
    • mother: Margaret (Taylor) Polk
    • spouse: Susan Spratt
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    Born 1732
    Died January 26, 1794
    (aged 62)
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