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  Frederick Muhlenberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (January 1, 1750– June 4, 1801), was an American minister and politician who was the first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Muhlenberg was a member of the Continental Congress in 1779 and 1780, and served in the State house of representatives from 1780-1783 and was elected speaker November 3, 1780.
Muhlenberg was also president of the council of censors of Pennsylvania, and was appointed receiver general of the Pennsylvania Land Office on January 8, 1800, and served until his death in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on June 4, 1801.
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 Frederick Muhlenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
ADelegate and a Representative from Pennsylvania and a Lutheran pastor by trade, Muhlenberg was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania.
Muhlenberg was a member of the Continental Congress in1779 and 1780, and served in the State house of representatives from 1780 - 1783 and was elected speaker November 3, 1780.
Muhlenberg was also president of the council of censors of Pennsylvania, and was appointed receiver general of thePennsylvania Land Office on January 8, 1800, and served until his death in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on June 4, 1801.
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 Frederick Muhlenberg - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Delegate and a Representative from Pennsylvania and a Lutheran pastor by trade, Muhlenberg was born in Trappe,_Pennsylvania.
Muhlenberg was a member of the Continental_Congress in 1779 and 1780, and served in the State house of representatives from 1780-1783 and was elected speaker November_3, 1780.
Muhlenberg was also president of the council of censors of Pennsylvania, and was appointed receiver general of the Pennsylvania Land Office on January_8, 1800, and served until his death in Lancaster,_Pennsylvania on June 4, 1801.
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 Encyclopedia: Frederick Muhlenberg
Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (January 1, 1750 - June 4, 1801), American politician, was the first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives of the United States House of Representatives, elected April 1, 1789.
Thomas Brackett Reed (October 18, 1839 - December 7, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the House from 1889-1891 and from 1895-1899.
Frederick Huntington Gillett (October 16, 1851–July 31, 1935) was a prominent U.S. politician during the early 20th century.
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 Frederick Muhlenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Muhlenberg was a member of the Continental Congress in 1779 and 1780, and served in the State house of representatives from 1780 - 1783 and was elected speaker November 3, 1780.
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Muhlenberg County School District Provides webmail access for students and teachers, the board of education, links to schools, their improvement plans, and a calendar.
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 The Speaker's House :: The Home of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg
Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, second son of renowed Lutheran pastor Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania, on January 2, 1750.
Muhlenberg cast the tie-breaking vote in 1796 as chairman of a House committee to ratify the Jay Treaty, in an effort to improve post-war British-American tensions.
Muhlenberg was stabbed in Philadelphia by his brother-in-law over his vote, but survived and lived until 1801, when he died in Lancaster while serving as Receiver General of the Pennsylvania Land Office.
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 The Life and Work of William Augustus Muhlenberg, by Anne Ayres
When Dr. Muhlenberg made his preparations for building, subscriptions were coming in, which, with other prospective contributions and general promises of support, justified the step; but shortly came the great financial crisis of 1837, when banks collapsed, the strongest institutions staggered, and men of supposed solid wealth were reduced to poverty, as in a day.
His brother, Dr. Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, for some years past associated with him as physician of the Institute, and professor of physiology, hygiene, and the natural sciences, was to be his representative during his absence in all that concerned the college enterprise.
Muhlenberg had now a more complete work and a larger field for his peculiar talent and experience, but with these came a corresponding increase of care and a demand upon him for attention to details which only the sacredness of the cause could make acceptable.
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 Henry Melchior Muhlenberg
Muhlenberg was married, 23 April, 1745, to a daughter of J. Conrad Weiser, of Tulpehoken, the well-known Indian interpreter.
Muhlenberg was the father of eleven children.--His son, John Peter Gabriel, patriot, born in Trappe, Pennsylvania, 1 October, 1746 ; died near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1 October, 1807, was sent when he was sixteen years of age, with his two brothers, to be educated in Germany.
See "The Life and Work of William Augustus Muhlenberg," by Anne Ayres (New York, 1880).--Gotthilf's grandson, Frederick Augustus, educator, son of Frederick A. Muhlenberg, M. D., born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 25 August, 1818, was graduated at Jefferson college in 1836, and at Princeton theological seminary in 1838.
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 Frederick Muhlenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He was a delegate to and of the State constitutional convention in 1787 called to ratify the Federal Constitution.
Elected to the First and to the succeeding Congresses (March 4 1789 - March 3 1797) Muhlenberg was the Speaker of the United States House of for the First Congress (1789 - 1791) and Third Congress (1793 - 1795).
Muhlenberg was also president of the council censors of Pennsylvania and was appointed receiver of the Pennsylvania Land Office on January 8 1800 and served until his death in Lancaster Pennsylvania on June 4 1801.
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 Encyclopedia: Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg
Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (1887–1980) was an American military and political leader, and a member of the Muhlenberg Family political dynasty.
Muhlenberg was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County on September 25, 1887.
He was the great great grandson of Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg and the great great grand nephew of John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg.
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Frederick Muhlenberg was born in Trappe in 1750 and died in Lancaster in 1801.
With completion of the purchase of the Muhlenberg House, the next goal of Save the Speaker's House is to raise funds to restore the house to the period of Muhlenberg's occupancy from 1781-1799.
The Frederick Muhlenberg House is located within the Schuylkill River National & State Heritage Area and is part of the Heritage Conservancy of Montgomery County's designated Lasting Landscapes® and the Route 113 Heritage Corridor.
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 Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, M. D.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Henry Ernest Muhlenberg, who was distinguished as an eminent Botanist, and was pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church from 1780 to his decease in 1815.
His son, Frederick A., the subject of this notice, studied medicine with the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Rush, of Philadelphia, and graduated with high honors at the University of Pennsylvania on the 9th day of April, 1814.
Muhlenberg died at Lancaster, after a protracted illness, attended with great physical sufferings, borne with Christian fortitude and resignation, July 5, 1867, in the 73d year of his age.
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 Frederick Muhlenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Delegate and a Representative from Pennsylvania and a Lutheran pastor by trade, Muhlenberg was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania.
Elected to the First and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1789 - March 3, 1797), Muhlenberg was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives for the First Congress (1789 - 1791) and Third Congress (1793 - 1795).
He did not run for renomination in 1796.
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 Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (1887–1980) was an American military and political leader, and a member of the (Click link for more info and facts about Muhlenberg Family) Muhlenberg Family political dynasty.
Muhlenberg was born in (Click link for more info and facts about Reading, Pennsylvania) Reading, Pennsylvania, in (Click link for more info and facts about Berks County) Berks County on September 25, 1887.
He was the great great grandson of Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg and the great great grand nephew of (Click link for more info and facts about John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg) John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg.
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 Muhlenberg, Frederick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Muhlenberg, Frederick A. (1750-1801) Speaker of the House: Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg was born on January 1, 1750, in Trappe, Pennsylvania.
In 1787, he was a delegate and president of the state convention to ratify the US Constitution.
Muhlenberg was elected to the US House of Representatives, and served in four terms (1789-1797).
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 Frederick Muhlenberg -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (January 1, 1750 - June 4, 1801), American politician, was the first speaker of the (The lower legislative house of the United States Congress) United States House of Representatives, elected April 1, 1789.
A Delegate and a Representative from (A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies) Pennsylvania and a (Follower of Lutheranism) Lutheran pastor by trade, Muhlenberg was born in (Click link for more info and facts about Trappe, Pennsylvania) Trappe, Pennsylvania.
Muhlenberg was also president of the council of censors of Pennsylvania, and was appointed receiver general of the Pennsylvania Land Office on January 8, 1800, and served until his death in (Click link for more info and facts about Lancaster, Pennsylvania) Lancaster, Pennsylvania on June 4, 1801.
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 F&M College: College Archives: College Presidents
In 1780 Muhlenberg became pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster and was instrumental in the ecumenical formation of a German College in Lancaster.
At the age of 24, Frederick was invited to serve as an extraordinary (assistant) professor of philosophy at the University of Giessen.
Frederick de Wolfe Bolman was born June 30, 1912 in Leavenworth, KS.
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 Frederick Muhlenberg
He moved to New Hanover, Pennsylvania[?] and was pastor there and in Oley and New Goshenhoppen until August 1779.
Elected to the First and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1789 - March 3, 1797), Muhlenberg was the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the First Congress (1789 - 1791) and Third Congress (1793 - 1795).
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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 A Brief History of Muhlenberg College
As a liberal arts college, Muhlenberg offers programs in the humanities, the natural and social sciences, and in professional areas such as business, education, pre-medical, pre-theological, and pre-law studies.
The name Muhlenberg College was adopted in honor of the "patriarch" of the Lutheran Church in America, Henry Melchior Muhlenberg.
General John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg wintered at Valley Forge with George Washington; Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg was the first speaker of the United States House of Representatives; and Henry Ernst Muhlenberg was one of the most eminent early American scientists and the first President of Franklin College, now Franklin and Marshall College.
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 The Straight Dope: Did Hebrew almost become the official U.S. language?
Frederick Muhlenberg (1750-1801) was in fact Speaker of the House at the time, but how he voted is unknown.
The Muhlenberg story was widely publicized by Franz Loher in his 1847 History and Achievements of the Germans in America.
Germans did get on Muhlenberg's case for later casting the deciding vote in favor of the Jay Treaty, which was viewed as anti-German; his brother-in-law stabbed him and he lost the next election in 1796.
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 Frederick A. Muhlenberg (1750-1801), University of Pennsylvania Archives
Frederick Muhlenberg, a native of Trappe, Pennsylvania, was the son of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, a prominent Lutheran minister.
At the age of thirteen he was sent with his brothers (one of whom was Penn trustee John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg) to be educated in Germany.
It was during his tenure as Speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly, from 1780 to 1783, that Muhlenberg served as an ex officio trustee of the University of the State of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pennsylvania).
www.archives.upenn.edu /histy/features/1700s/people/muhlenberg_fred.html   (504 words)

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