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Peleg Arnold

Continental congressman

Peleg Arnold, American Continental congressman.

Background

Arnold, Peleg was born on June 10, 1751 in Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States.

Education

Studied law.

Career

General Assembly, 1777-1778. Assistant governor of Rhode Island, 1790. Chief justice Rhode Island Supreme Ct:, 1795-1809, 10-12.

President Smithfield Union Bank, 1803. President Smithfield Acad.