Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Pawling, Levi

Pawling, Levi, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Fatland, near Norristown, Pa., July 25, 1773; attended the common schools and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia; moved to Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., in November 1795; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1795 and practiced in Norristown and Philadelphia; trustee of lands belonging to the University of Pennsylvania; appointed chairman of the commission to raise funds relative to lock navigation on the Schuylkill River in 1816; elected as a Democrat to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); resumed the practice of law; elected burgess of Norristown in 1818; president of the board of directors of the Bank of Montgomery County; died in Norristown, Pa., September 7, 1845; interment in St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Pawling, Levi," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1660 Original Sources, accessed August 9, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4THLJ3CAEECQVRR.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Pawling, Levi." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1660, Original Sources. 9 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4THLJ3CAEECQVRR.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Pawling, Levi' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1660. Original Sources, retrieved 9 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4THLJ3CAEECQVRR.