William Rodman

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For the 19th century mayor, see William M. Rodman.
For the North Carolina political figures, see William B. Rodman and William B. Rodman, Jr..William Rodman (October 7, 1757 – July 27, 1824) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

William Rodman was born in Bensalem Township, Pennsylvania, near Bristol, Pennsylvania. He served in the American Revolutionary War as a private and subsequently as brigade quartermaster. He commanded a company during the Whisky Rebellion in 1794. He was a justice of the peace from 1791 to 1800, and a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1804 to 1808.

Rodman was elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress. He died at “Flushing” near Bristol on July 27, 1824. Interment in the Episcopal Cemetery (later known as the St. James Burying Ground).


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Brown
William Milnor
John Ross
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district

alongside: Robert Brown and Jonathan Roberts
Succeeded by
Jonathan Roberts
Robert Brown