Title: Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania
Author: J. H. Beers & Co.
Title: Marriages, 1800-1850, Centre County, PA
Author: Harold O. Thomen
Publication: Friends of th Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Inc.
Title: 1850 U.S. Census
Note: [retyrd.FTW] Elected to Congress 1840 and served till March 3, 1845. In 1847 nominated for Governor by th e Whig Party but was defeated by Francis R. Shunk. He was a leading iron-master of Centre Co involved in Centre furnace, Mill Creek, Mercer Iro n Works, Monroe, Washington, Martha, Julian, Hecla and Hopewell. Donated 200 acres to The Sta te College. In 1851 appointed naval store-keeper at Philadelphia navy-yard.[2509361.FTW]
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