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lawyer , mayor of Philadelphia

Peter Mccall, American lawyer, mayor of Philadelphia. member Philadelphia City Council, several terms, 1840’s-50’s, mayor Philadelphia, 1844; member Philadelphia History Society, Law Academy Philadelphia, American Philosophical Soc.

Background

Mccall, Peter was born on August 31, 1809 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Peter and Sarah (Gibson) Mccall.

Education

Graduate Princeton, 1826.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1830, practiced law, Philadelphia, 1830-1880. Member Philadelphia City Council, several terms, 1840’s-50’s, mayor Philadelphia, 1844. Chancellor Philadelphia Bar Association, 1873-1880.

Lecturer in pleading and evidence Pennsylvania State University Law School. Member Philadelphia History Society, Law Academy Philadelphia, American Philosophical Soc.

Membership

Member Philadelphia City Council, several terms, 1840’s-50’s, mayor Philadelphia, 1844. Member Philadelphia History Society, Law Academy Philadelphia, American Philosophical Soc.

Connections

Married Jane Mercer, 1846, 8 children.

father:
Peter Mccall

mother:
Sarah (Gibson) Mccall

spouse:
Jane Mercer