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John Steele

John Steele, American congressman. member North Carolina House of Commins, 1788, 94, 95, 1806, 11-13-speaker, 1811; member United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1st, 2d congresses, 1789-1793; member of commission to determine boundary between North Carolina and South Carolina., 1805, 14.

Background

  • Steele, John was born on November 1, 1764 in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Gillespie and Elizabeth (Maxwell) Steel (or Steele).

  • Career

    • Delegate Fayetteville (North Carolina) Convention which ratified United States Constn. Major general North Carolina Militia, 1794.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina House of Commins, 1788, 94, 95, 1806, 11-13-speaker, 1811. Member United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1st, 2d congresses, 1789-1793. Member of commission to determine boundary between North Carolina and South Carolina., 1805, 14.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Nesfield, February 9, 1783, at least 3 children.
    • father: William Gillespie .
    • mother: Elizabeth (Maxwell) Steel (or Steele).
    • spouse: Mary Nesfield
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    Died August 14, 1815
    (aged 50)
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