Jared Ingersoll

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Birthday
24, 1749
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Oct 31, 1822 (73)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1749
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Oct 31, 1822 (73)

About

Philadelphia statesman who signed the United States Constitution and served as a delegate to the Continental Congress.

Before Fame

After graduating from Yale College, he relocated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he studied to be a lawyer.

Trivia

He served as Attorney General of Pennsylvania from 1791-1800. In 1800, he held a one-year term as United States District Attorney for Pennsylvania.

Family Life

He was born in Connecticut as the son of British Loyalist Jared Ingersoll. With his wife, Elizabeth Pettit, he had three children.

Associated With

He was DeWitt Clinton's Federalist Party vice presidential candidate during the United States Presidential Election of 1812. He and Clinton lost the election to James Madison and Elbridge Gerry.