Robert Strettell

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Robert Strettell (1693–1762) was a city councilman and mayor of Philadelphia.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1693, the son of Amos Strettell. In 1736 he came with his family to Philadelphia, where he worked as a merchant. He was a member of the Common Council of the City of Philadelphia, a member of the Governor's Council, and Mayor of Philadelphia. Strettell was a trustee of the Academy and College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania) from 1749 to 1762. He died in 1762. The London commission merchant John Strettell was his son.

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Preceded by
William Plumsted
Mayor of Philadelphia
1751–1752
Succeeded by
Benjamin Shoemaker