Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative Joshua Seney

Joshua Seney

Print (ca. 1810-1890) by Max & Albert Rosenthal

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Joshua Seney
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Life dates: 4 March 1756-20 October 1798
Place of Residence (1789): Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Occupation (1789): Lawyer; Farmer
Place of Birth: Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Age (March 4, 1789): 33
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: College of Philadelphia [University of Pennsylvania]
Marital Status (1789): Widowed
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: None
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
Confederation Congress
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Unknown
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Low/Moderate
Last year of continuous service in House: 1792
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