Hon. William Plunkett Maclay

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About Hon. William Plunkett Maclay

MACLAY, William Plunkett, (1774 - 1842)

MACLAY, William Plunkett, (son of Samuel Maclay and nephew of William Maclay [1737-1804]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Northumberland County, Pa., August 23, 1774; attended the common schools; prothonotary of Mifflin County 1808-1814; member of the State house of representatives; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas Burnside; reelected to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses and served from October 8, 1816, until March 3, 1821; was not a candidate for renomination in 1820; member of the State convention to alter and amend the constitution at Harrisburg, Pa., in 1837; engaged as a surveyor and in agricultural pursuits; died in Milroy, Mifflin County, Pa., September 2, 1842; interment in Milroy Presbyterian Cemetery. Congressional Bio

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Hon. William Plunkett Maclay's Timeline

August 23, 1774
Lurgan Township, Union County, Pennsylvania, United States
October 5, 1803
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
April 5, 1805
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
January 12, 1807
June 5, 1815
June 10, 1818
Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
November 1825
September 2, 1842
Age 68
Milroy, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States