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Michael Leib

surgeon , senator

Michael Leib, American surgeon, senator. member Pennsylvania Prison Society; member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1795-1798, 1817-1818; member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Pennsylvania, 6th-8th congresses, 1799-1805; member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1809-1814; member Pennsylvania Senate, 1818-1821.

Background

Leib, Michael was born on January 8, 1760 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Johann George and Margaretha (Liebheit) Leib.

Career

Physician Philadelphia Dispensary, 1786-1793, Philadelphia Almshouse an Hospital, 1788-1790, Bush Hill Hospital, 1793, Lazaretto Hospital, 1800. General Pennsylvania Militia, 1807-1811.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Prison Society. Member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1795-1798, 1817-1818. Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Pennsylvania, 6th-8th congresses, 1799-1805.

Member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1809-1814. Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1818-1821.

Connections

Married Susan Kennedy, 1808, 2 children.

father:
Johann George Leib

mother:
Margaretha (Liebheit) Leib

spouse:
Susan Kennedy