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Thomas Polk

army officer , Continental congressman

Thomas Polk, American army officer, Continental congressman. member North Carolina House of Commons, 1766-1771, 73-74; member Mecklenburg Committee, 1775; member North Carolina Provincial Congress, 1775.

Background

Polk, Thomas was born in 1732 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, circa. Son of William and Margaret (Taylor) Polk.

Career

Delegate to Continental Congress, 1786.

Membership

Member North Carolina House of Commons, 1766-1771, 73-74. Member Mecklenburg Committee, 1775. Member North Carolina Provincial Congress, 1775.

Connections

Married Susan Spratt, 1755, 9 children including William.

father:
William Polk

mother:
Margaret (Taylor) Polk

spouse:
Susan Spratt