Was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 1752. He entered the revolutionary army young, was in the battle of Long Island; a prisoner in the prison ship Jersey; was at the battles of Germantown and Brandywine; after the peace, was long a member of the State Legislature, and of Congress, and elected Governor of the State of Pennsylvania in 1820. He died in 1832. [P. 22.]
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.