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us: Anderson, Joseph, 1757-1837



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    • us: Anderson, Joseph Inslee, 1757-1837
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    • found: NUCMC data from N.J. Hist. Soc. for Nelson, W. Papers, 1690-1875 (Joseph Anderson)
    • found: Biog. encycl. N.J., 1877 (Anderson, Joseph, 1757-1837; judge, statesman, revol. soldier; 1st sen. Tenn.)
    • found: WWWA, 1607-1896 (Anderson, Joseph, senator, jurist; b. nr. Phila. Nov. 5, 1757; s. William and Elizabeth (Inslee) A.; m. Only Patience Outlaw, 1797; appt. U.S. judge of territory south of Ohio River 1791-96; mem. U.S. Senate from Tenn. 1797-1815; 1st comptroller U.S. Treasury, 1815-36; d. Apr. 17, 1837)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website, viewed August 26, 2014 (Anderson, Joseph Inslee, (father of Alexander Outlaw Anderson), a Senator from Tennessee; born near Philadelphia, Pa., November 5, 1757; studied law; served throughout the Revolutionary War and attained the rank of brevet major; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Delaware for several years; appointed United States judge of the Territory South of the Ohio River in 1791; member of the first constitutional convention of Tennessee; elected in 1797 to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1799, caused by the expulsion of William Blount; again elected December 12, 1798, to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1803, caused by the resignation of Andrew Jackson; reelected in 1803; appointed and subsequently reelected in 1809 for the ensuing term and served continuously from September 26, 1797, to March 3, 1815; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Eighth Congress; First Comptroller of the Treasury 1815-1836; lived in retirement until his death in Washington, D.C., on April 17, 1837; interment in the Congressional Cemetery.)
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