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Michael Leib

Michael Leib, American surgeon, senator. member Pennsylvania Prison Society; member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1795-1798, 1817-1818; member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Pennsylvania, 6th-8th congresses, 1799-1805; member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1809-1814; member Pennsylvania Senate, 1818-1821.

Background

  • Leib, Michael was born on January 8, 1760 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Johann George and Margaretha (Liebheit) Leib.

  • Career

    • Physician Philadelphia Dispensary, 1786-1793, Philadelphia Almshouse an Hospital, 1788-1790, Bush Hill Hospital, 1793, Lazaretto Hospital, 1800. General Pennsylvania Militia, 1807-1811.

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania Prison Society. Member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1795-1798, 1817-1818. Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Pennsylvania, 6th-8th congresses, 1799-1805.

    Member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1809-1814. Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1818-1821.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Kennedy, 1808, 2 children.
    • father: Johann George Leib
    • mother: Margaretha (Liebheit) Leib
    • spouse: Susan Kennedy
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    Born January 8, 1760
    Died December 22, 1822
    (aged 62)
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