Hon. Job Roberts Tyson

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Hon. Job Roberts Tyson

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: June 27, 1858 (55)
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Tyson and Ann Trump
Husband of Eleanor Tyson
Brother of Charles Mather Tyson

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About Hon. Job Roberts Tyson

Job Roberts Tyson (February 8, 1803 – June 27, 1858) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Job R. Tyson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed preparatory studies and taught school in Hamburg, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced practice in Philadelphia. He was also engaged in literary pursuits. He held several local offices and served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Tyson was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress. He died on his estate, "Woodlawn," in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in 1858. Interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job_Roberts_Tyson


US Congressman. He taught school in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, when he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. He opened a law practice in Philadelphia and served in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1842-1854). In 1855, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress and served until 1857. After his term he engaged in literary pursuits until his death at age 55 on his estate in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Hon. Job Roberts Tyson's Timeline

1803
February 8, 1803
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
1858
June 27, 1858
Age 55
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA