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David Jackson

physician , Continental congressman

David Jackson, British physician, Continental congressman. member medical staff Philadelphia General Hospital, 1779-1780; member American Philosophical Society, 1792.

Background

Jackson, David was born in 1747 in Oxford, Pennsylvania, circa. Son of Samuel Jackson.

Education

B.M., College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania), 1768.

Career

Practiced medicine, Philadelphia. Manager of the lottery (appointed by Continental Congress), 1776-1777. Surgeon, quartermaster general, Pennsylvania Militia, 1779.

Member medical staff Philadelphia General Hospital, 1779-1780. Delegate Continental Congress from Philadelphia, 1785. Trustee U. State of Pennsylvania, 1789, University of Pennsylvania, 1791-1801.

Member American Philosophical Society, 1792. An organizer 1st Democratic Society in American, 1793. Alderman Philadelphia, 1801.

Membership

Member medical staff Philadelphia General Hospital, 1779-1780. Member American Philosophical Society, 1792.

Connections

Married Jane (Mather) Jackson, 1768. Married second, Susanna Kemper.

father:
Samuel Jackson. Jackson

spouses:
Jane

Susanna Kemper