Michael Leib

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Michael Leib
Michael Leib.jpg
United States Senator
from Pennsylvania
In office
January 9, 1809 – February 14, 1814
Preceded by Samuel Maclay
Succeeded by Jonathan Roberts
Personal details
Born (1760-01-08)January 8, 1760
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died December 8, 1822(1822-12-08) (aged 62)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic-Republican

Michael Leib (January 8, 1760 – December 8, 1822) was an American physician, politician, scientist, inventor, statesman, and philosopher born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served Pennsylvania in both houses of the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in both the U.S. House and the United States Senate.

He was greatly influenced and mentored by Benjamin Franklin.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Blair McClenachan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district

1799–1803
Succeeded by
Robert Brown, Frederick Conrad, and Isaac Van Horne
Preceded by
William Jones
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district

1803–1806
alongside: Joseph Clay and Jacob Richards
Succeeded by
Jacob Richards, Benjamin Say, and John Porter
United States Senate
Preceded by
Samuel Maclay
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Pennsylvania
1809–1814
Served alongside: Andrew Gregg, Abner Lacock
Succeeded by
Jonathan Roberts