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Chew, Benjamin (1722–1810), jurist and politician in America, was born on 29 November 1722 at Maidstone on West River, Anne Arundel county, Maryland, one of the nine children of Samuel Chew (1693–1744), physician and jurist, and his first wife, Mary Galloway (1697–1734), daughter of ...

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Duane, James (1733–1797), lawyer and revolutionary politician in America, was born in New York city on 6 February 1733, the son of Anthony Duane (1682–1741), merchant of New York city, and Althea, née Kettletas. He was of Irish descent through his father and Dutch through his mother. He was associated in his law practice and political life with ...

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James Iredell (1751–1799) by Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 1798–9 in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art

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Iredell, James (1751–1799), lawyer and jurist in the United States of America, was born on 5 October 1751 at Lewes, Sussex, the eldest of five sons of Francis Iredell (d. 1772), a Bristol merchant, and Margaret, née McCulloh, who came from a prominent Anglo-Irish family with influential links to ...

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Pendleton, Edmund (1721–1803), revolutionary politician and judge in America, was born on 9 September 1721, probably in King and Queen county, Virginia, the youngest son of the planter Henry Pendleton (d. 1721) and Mary (1688–1770), the daughter of James Taylor and his second wife, ...