Phillip French (c.1667 - c.1707)

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Birthplace: Kilshall, Suffolkshire, England
Death: Died in New York, NY, USA
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About Phillip French

Philip French, described as "Philip French Van London," was a native of Kelshall, Suffolk County', England, born in 1667, and came to New York in June, 1689. He was a prosperous merchant, and an active anti-Leislerian. He was Speaker of the Assembly in 1698. Philip French was appointed mayor of New York City on October 19, 1702 and served until October 1703. He was the 27th mayor of New York.

In his will, dated May 29, 1706, proven June 3, 1707, he mentions "his wife, Anna, son Philip, and daughters Elizabeth, Anna and Margaret, and refers, not by name, to the children of his brother John.

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Phillip French's Timeline

1667
February 13, 1667
Kilshall, Suffolkshire, England
February 13, 1667
1694
July 8, 1694
Age 27
New York, NY, USA
1700
1700
Age 32
of, New York
1701
1701
Age 33
of, New York
1703
1703
Age 35
of, New York
1705
1705
Age 37
of, New York
1707
1707
Age 39
New York, NY, USA