William Plumsted

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William Plumsted (November 7, 1708 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 10, 1765) was a mayor of Philadelphia in 1750, 1754, and 1755. The son of Clement Plumsted, who was also a mayor of Philadelphia, he served also as councilman, register of wills, and justice.

He was also a founder of The Academy and College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania), of which he served as a trustee until his death.

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Preceded by
Thomas Lawrence
Mayor of Philadelphia
1750–1751
Succeeded by
Robert Strettell
Preceded by
Charles Willing
Mayor of Philadelphia
1754–1756
Succeeded by
Attwood Shute