Robert Jenkins (Pennsylvania)
Robert Jenkins was born in Windsor Forges, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and the select school of Dr. Robert Smith of Pequea. He was an ironmaster in Caernarvon Township, and a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1804 and 1805.
Jenkins was elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses. He was a member of a Group of Horse, and took an active part in suppressing the Whisky Insurrection in Pennsylvania. He died at Windsor Forges in 1848. Interment in the Caernarvon Presbyterian Churchyard in Churchtown, Pennsylvania.
- ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Joan Deen and Mary Wiley Myers (September 1988, May 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Windsor Forge Mansion" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-18.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district
1807-1809 alongside: John Hiester and Matthias Richards
1809-1811 alongside: Daniel Hiester and Matthias Richards
John M. Hyneman
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