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Jacob Sleeper

merchant , philanthropist

Jacob Sleeper, American merchant, philanthropist. member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1851-1852. Massachusetts Government's Council, 1859-1861; member Bromfield Street Methodist Church, Boston, superintendent Sunday School for 59 years, treasurer board of trustees for 46 years.

Background

Sleeper, Jacob was born on November 21, 1802 in Newcastle, Maine, United States. Son of Jacob and Olive (Dinsdale) Sleeper.

Career

Partner, Carney & Sleeper, clothiers, 1835-1850. Director Bank of Commerce Boston, N. American Ins. President New Eng; president Massachusetts Bible Soc</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Boston, Mar.

Membership

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1851-1852. Massachusetts Government's Council, 1859-1861. Member Bromfield Street Methodist Church, Boston, superintendent Sunday School for 59 years, treasurer board of trustees for 46 years.

Connections

Married Eliza Davis, May 7, 1827. Married second, Maria Davis, April.

father:
Jacob Sleeper

mother:
Olive (Dinsdale) Sleeper

spouses:
Eliza Davis

Maria Davis