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army officer

Anthony Wayne, American army officer. member Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly from Chester County, 1775; member Pennsylvania General Assembly from Chester County, 1784, 85; member United States House of Representatives from Georgia, 2d Congress, 1791-1792.

Background

Wayne, Anthony was born on January 1, 1745 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Iddings) Wayne.

Career

General Continental Army, joined Washington at Morristown, New Jersey, 1777, took command Pennsylvania troops. General Assembly from Chester County, 1784, 85. Major general in command United States Legion, 1791.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly from Chester County, 1775. Member Pennsylvania General Assembly from Chester County, 1784, 85. Member United States House of Representatives from Georgia, 2d Congress, 1791-1792.

Connections

Married Mary Penrose, March 25, 1766, 2 children.

father:
Isaac Wayne

mother:
Elizabeth (Iddings) Wayne

spouse:
Mary Penrose