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Samuel Pettigrew

Birthplace: Easton, Northampton, PA, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. James Pettigrew and Judith Pettigrew
Brother of John S. Pettigrew; James Pettigrew; Hetty Ancker; Rachel Phillips; Abby Myers and 1 other

Occupation: Mayor of Pittsburgh, 1832-1836
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Samuel Pettigrew

Samuel Pettigrew served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1832 to 1836, his administration was marked by the industrialization of the city. Pittsburgh celebrated its newfound might by christening the first steam locomotive in the mid-west aptly named "The Pittsburgh". Mayor Pettigrew contended with one of the city's first major disasters when a flood crested at 38.2 feet in February 1832. Not much is known about Mayor Pettigrew's personal life before or after his service to the city. He died in 1841

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Easton, Northampton, PA, USA