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Jacob Broom

Jacob Broom was a native of Delaware, and a descendant of one of the most respectable families of that State. He received a thorough education, and became an eminent lawyer early in life. Having been chosen to represent his native State in the convention that framed the constitution, Mr. Broom became a prominent member of that body. He was afterward an active man in the politics of his native State. Some of his descendants are now among the distinguished citizens of Pennsylvania.

Source: Marshall, James V.. The United States Manual of Biography and History. Philadelphia: James B. Smith & Co., 1856. Pages 179 and 180. (Some minor spelling changes may have been made.)


 
 

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