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Israel Pemberton

merchant , philanthropist

Israel Pemberton, American merchant, philanthropist. member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1750-1756, 66; member Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures; member American Philosophical Society, 1768-1779.

Background

Pemberton, Israel was born on May 21, 1715 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Israel and Rachel (Read) Pemberton.

Career

Made fortune in father’s merc.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1750-1756, 66. Member Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures. Member American Philosophical Society, 1768-1779.

Connections

Married Sarah Kirkbride, April.; married second, Mary Stanbury, December 21, 1747.

father:
Israel Pemberton

mother:
Rachel (Read) Pemberton

spouses:
Sarah Kirkbride

Mary Stanbury