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Matthew Locke

congressman

Matthew Locke, Irish congressman. member North Carolina House of Commons, 1770-1771, 73-75, 77-81, 83-84, 89-92; member North Carolina Senate, 1781-1782, 84; member United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 3d-5th congresses, 1793-1799.

Background

Locke, Matthew was born in 1730 in North of Ireland. Son of John and Elizabeth Locke.

Career

Delegate from North Carolina to 3d-5th Provincial congresses, 1775-1776.

Membership

Member North Carolina House of Commons, 1770-1771, 73-75, 77-81, 83-84, 89-92. Member North Carolina Senate, 1781-1782, 84. Member United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 3d-5th congresses, 1793-1799.

Connections

Married Mary Brandon, 1749. Married second, Mistress.

father:
John Locke

mother:
Elizabeth Locke

spouses:
Mary Brandon

Mistress