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Philip Pell

Continental congressman

Philip Pell, American Continental congressman. member of New York State Assembly, 1779-1781, 84-86; member of staff of General Washington at evacuation of New York City, 1783; member Continental Congress from New York, 1788-1789</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Pelham Manor, New York, May 1, 1811.

Background

Pell, Philip was born on July 7, 1753 in Pelham Manor, New York, United States.

Education

Graduate King’s College (now Columbia), 1770. Studied law.

Career

General United States Army, 1781-1783.

Membership

Member of New York State Assembly, 1779-1781, 84-86. Member of staff of General Washington at evacuation of New York City, 1783. Member Continental Congress from New York, 1788-1789</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Pelham Manor, New York, May 1, 1811.