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  • ID: I429271
  • Name: Lambert CADWALADER
  • RELA: Spouse of 13th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: DEC 1743 in Trenton, Burlington Co., NJ
  • Death: 13 SEP 1823 in Trenton, Burlington Co., NJ
  • Title: Col.
  • Event: Pic Colonel Lambert Cadwalader
  • Note:
    CADWALADER, Lambert, a Delegate and a Representative from New Jersey; born near Trenton, N.J., in 1742; attended Dr. Alison's Academy, and the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1760; member of the common council of Philadelphia at the beginning of the Revolution; signed the nonimportation agreement in 1765; delegate to the provincial convention in Pennsylvania in 1775 and to the State constitutional convention in 1776; entered the Revolutionary Army and commanded a regiment of "The Greens"; lieutenant colonel of the Third Pennsylvania Battalion in 1776; colonel of the Fourth Pennsylvania Line; after being taken a prisoner at Fort Washington on the Hudson resigned from the Army; Member of the Continental Congress in 1785, 1786 and 1787; elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the First Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791); elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Third Congress (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1795); died on his estate, "Greenwood," near Trenton, N.J., September 13, 1823; interment in the Friends Burying Ground, Trenton, N.J.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Thomas CADWALADER b: ABT 1707 in Philadelphia Co., PA
    Mother: Hannah LAMBERT b: ABT 1712 in Trenton, Burlington Co., NJ

    Marriage 1 Mary MCCALL b: 28 JUL 1764 in Philadelphia Co., PA
    • Married: ABT 1793 in Trenton, Burlington Co., NJ
    Children
    1. Has Children Thomas McCall CADWALADER b: 11 SEP 1795 in Trenton, Burlington Co., NJ
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