Jared Irwin (Pennsylvania)

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Jared Irwin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817
Preceded byAaron Lyle
Succeeded byDavid Scott
William Wilson
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1811
Personal details
Born(1768-01-19)January 19, 1768
Georgia
DiedSeptember 20, 1818(1818-09-20) (aged 50)
Fernandina, Florida
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

Jared Irwin (January 19, 1768 – September 20, 1818) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Irwin was born in Georgia. He was appointed commissioner for valuation of lands and dwellings and enumeration of slaves for the second division of Georgia on July 17, 1798. He engaged in mercantile pursuits at Milton, Pennsylvania, and served as postmaster of Milton from June 1, 1802, to June 29, 1803. He was sheriff of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, from 1808 to 1812. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1811, and served as colonel of the Fifth Rifle Regiment in the War of 1812.

Irwin was elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses. In 1817, Irwin assisted in the establishment of a short-lived revolutionary government on Amelia Island, Florida.[1] He died in Fernandina, Florida in 1818.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Owsley, Frank Lawrence (1997). Filibusters and Expansionists : Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. p. 130. ISBN 9780585098081. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Aaron Lyle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district

1813–1817

1813–1815 alongside: Isaac Smith
1815–1817 alongside: William Wilson

Succeeded by
David Scott
William Wilson