Capt. Charles Biddle

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Charles Manly Biddle

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of William Biddle, III and Mary Biddle
Husband of Hannah Biddle
Father of Mary Biddle; Nicholas (died young) Biddle; William Shepard Biddle; Commodore James Biddle, (USN); Edward Biddle and 6 others
Brother of Lydia MacFunn; Edward Biddle; James Biddle and Capt. Nicholas Biddle (Continental Navy)

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About Capt. Charles Biddle

Charles Biddle (1745 – 1821) was a Pennsylvania statesman. He served as Vice-President of Pennsylvania from 10 October 1785 until 31 October 1787. During his term, he was an ex officio trustee of the University of the State of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pennsylvania). He was a member of the Pennsylvania Senate from 1810 to 1814.[1] He was the father of Nicholas Biddle of banking and political fame. He also was an associate of Aaron Burr.

Although Biddle vacated his seat at Council on 13 October 1787 the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania records that his Vice-Presidential term extended to 31 October, the date of the next Presidential and Vice-Presidential elections. Biddle was elected Secretary of the Council on 23 October.

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Capt. Charles Biddle's Timeline

Alveston, Bristol, Gloucester, England
December 24, 1745
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA
Age 33
February 21, 1781
Age 35
February 18, 1783
Age 37
March 2, 1784
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January 8, 1786
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August 9, 1787
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November 21, 1790
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March 2, 1792
Age 46
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA