Was born at Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1770, where he resided until 1807, when he was elected State Treasurer; and in 1817 he was elected Governor of the State of Pennsylvania. [P. 19.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall: comprising many of those of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and other distinguished persons connected with the early history of the efforts which resulted in the glorious Liberty we now enjoy. Philadelphia. 1856.