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William Maclay

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William Maclay, American senator. member Maryland. Legislature, 1781-1785, 95, 03,; member commissions to examine the navigation of Susquehanna, 1783, to deal with Indians for the purchases of lands, 1784-1785; member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1789-1791.

Background

Maclay, William was born on July 27, 1734 in New Garden Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Eleanor (Query) Maclay.

Membership

Member Maryland. Legislature, 1781-1785, 95, 03. Member commissions to examine the navigation of Susquehanna, 1783, to deal with Indians for the purchases of lands, 1784-1785. Member United States Senate from Pennsylvania, 1789-1791.

Connections

Married Mary McClure Harris, April.

father:
Charles Maclay

mother:
Eleanor (Query) Maclay

spouse:
Mary McClure Harris