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John Steele

congressman

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