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  Clymer, New York at AllExperts
The Town of Clymer was established in 1829 from a division of the Town of Chautauqua.
In 1915, the population of Clymer was 1,341.
*Clymer -- The hamlet of Clymer is in the southwest corner of the town by the junction of NY Route 474 and County Road 15.
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 Clymer, George (16 Mar
Clymer, George (16 Mar. 1739-23 Jan. 1813), merchant, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Christopher Clymer, a sea captain and an Episcopalian, and Deborah Fitzwater, a disowned Quaker.
Clymer's parents died by 1746, and he was raised by his maternal aunt Hannah Coleman and her husband William, a wealthy Quaker merchant and Proprietary party leader.
Clymer was appointed a justice of the peace for the city and county courts in 1772.
www.libarts.ucok.edu /history/faculty/roberson/course/1483/suppl/chpVIII/GeorgeClymer.htm   (1252 words)

  
 Biography of George Clymer
Clymer was appointed a commissioner, in conjunction with several other gentlemen, to proceed to Pittsburgh, on the important and confidential service, of preserving a good understanding with several Indian tribes in that country, and particularly to enlist warriors from the Shawnee and Delaware Indians into the service of the United States.
Clymer was one, and from the active and efficient support which he gave to the bank, he was selected as a director of the institution.
Clymer was appointed, together with Colonel Hawkins and Colonel Pickins, to negotiate a treaty with the Cherokee and Creek Indians, in Georgia.
www.laughtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/founders/clymer.html   (2284 words)

  
 George Clymer
Clymer, were appointed by the legislature to succeed those members of the Pennsylvania delegation who had refused their assent to the Declaration of Independence, and had left their seats in congress.
Clymer was active in an association of the patriotic citizens of Philadelphia, who formed a bank to facilitate the supply and transportation of provisions to the army, and in November of that year he was again chosen to congress.
Clymer has twice been president of the New York society of neurology, is a fellow of the College of physicians and surgeons in Philadelphia, and of other medical and scientific societies, and one of the five honorary members of the Association of American physicians.
www.famousamericans.net /georgeclymer   (1292 words)

  
 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Biographies: George Clymer
Clymer was orphaned in 1740, only a year after his birth in Philadelphia.
Later Clymer merged operations with the Merediths, a prominent business family, and cemented the relationship by marrying his senior partner's daughter, Elizabeth, in 1765.
During his retirement, Clymer advanced various community projects, including the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and served as the first president of the Philadelphia Bank.
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/B/clymer/clymer.htm   (507 words)

  
 George Wythe
George Wythe was one of the very most distinguished men of his age, yet due to his modesty and quite dignity, we learn little about him from the history books.
His father died when George was three, but his mother, who was extraordinarily well educated for a woman of that day, tutored him in the classics in a manner that would take him far indeed.
George entered the college of William and Mary but was unable to keep up with the fees.
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 George Clymer
George Clymer continued troop-carrying and supply runs in the Southwest Pacific until 4 June when she departed Guadalcanal for the invasion of the Marianas.
George Clymer returned to San Diego 4 October, and during the next 19 months she operated off the coast of Alaska, the West Coast, and in Hawaiian waters.
George Clymer departed San Diego 4 June 1951; and, after embarking troops at San Francisco, she sailed 6 June for the Far East, arriving Yokosuka 20 June.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/g4/george_clymer.htm   (1627 words)

  
 George Clymer (1739-1813), University of Pennsylvania Archives
George Clymer was born in Philadelphia in 1739.
As a result, young Clymer was raised by his aunt Hannah Coleman and her husband William Coleman, a wealthy Quaker merchant and one of Penn's founders and first trustees.
Clymer was elected a trustee of the Academy and College of Philadelphia in 1779, serving in that capacity until 1791 including a stint in 1779 and 1780 as the board's treasurer.
www.archives.upenn.edu /histy/features/1700s/people/clymer_geo.html   (322 words)

  
 George Clymer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Clymer was sent to the first Congress under the Constitution he had helped to create, as the first representative of a district that included the territory later represented in Congress by James Buchanan, who later became the fifteenth President of the United States.
Clymer was the only one to sign both the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and as a reward, his home was sacked and destroyed by a mob that did not approve his actions.
Clymer, friend of humanity, man of deep culture, advocate of the Brotherhood of Man, who did not hesitate to risk his life and freely gave all he had for the welfare of his fellow man, Member of the Councils of Three and Seven of the Fraternitas Rosæ Crucis, died January 23, 1813.
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 Biography: George Clymer
Clymer and Stockton were sent by Congress to visit the northern army and confer with Gen. Washington upon future arrangements.
Clymer was one of the committee left to superintend the public interests and brave the perils that were rushing on like a tornado.
Clymer was one of a committee sent to Fort Pitt to induce the Indians to desist from hostilities.
www.rootsweb.com /~paberks/Biographies/GeorgeClymer.html   (2767 words)

  
 George Clymer (AP-57)
George Clymer, born in Philadelphia, Pa., 16 March 1739, was a Philadelphia merchant and prominent American patriot.
George Clymer (AP-57) was laid down as African Planet under Maritime Commission contract 28 October 1940 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, Miss.; launched 27 September 1941, sponsored by Mrs.
George Clymer departed San Diego 4 June 1951 and, after embarking troops at San Francisco, she sailed 6 June for the Far Fast, arriving Yokosuka 20 June.
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 George Clymer
George Clymer was a successful businessman with an abiding interest in the welfare of the common man. He never served in uniform during the Revolutionary War, but he made a significant contribution to the cause of liberty by organizing essential congressional support for needed military reforms and by personally helping to reorganize the Continental Army.
Clymer was orphaned as an infant and adopted by an uncle, William Coleman, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant and friend of Benjamin Franklin.
Clymer held two other federal offices, first as collector of excise taxes on alcoholic beverages in Pennsylvania and later as a member of the commission that negotiated a treaty with the Cherokee and Creek Indians in Georgia.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/RevWar/ss/clymer.htm   (720 words)

  
 George Clymer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clymer was born in Philadelphia, orphaned at a young age, and apprenticed to his paternal uncle in preparation for a career as a merchant.
Clymer shared the responsibility of being treasurer of the Continental Congress with Michael Hillegas, the first Treasurer of the United States.
Clymer is buried in the yard of the Friends Meeting House in Trenton, New Jersey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Clymer   (414 words)

  
 Celebrating 100 years - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Named after George Clymer, who signed both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, the town was built upon the foundations of the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corp. and the Clymer Brick and Fire Clay Co.
Clymer reached its peak of more than 3,000 people in 1940 and prospered, becoming one of the largest towns in Indiana County.
John Busovicki, Clymer historian and author, said when the veterans from the World War II and Korean War ship discovered the town has the same name as their ship, they decided to hold their reunions in the community.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_373915.html   (794 words)

  
 George Clymer
GEORGE CLYMER was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 16, 1739.
When Clymer declined re-election to the Congress, he was appointed by Washington as head of the excise tax department for Pennsylvania.
Clymer’s last public service was to serve as a member of the commission that negotiated a treaty in 1796 with the Cherokee and Creek Indians in Georgia.
www.benedictarnold.org /commentary/constitutionday/USConstitution.info/constitution1/GEORGECLYMER.NET   (592 words)

  
 GEORGECLYMER
Contact US George Clymer, orphaned only one year after his birth in Philadelphia in 1740, was brought up by a prosperous uncle who provided him with an informal education and eventually made him a partner in his mercantile firm.
The business was left to Clymer upon his uncle's death, and he went on to become one of Philadelphia’s most influential merchants.
Clymer was one of the more reserved delegates present at the Continental Congress in 1776, yet he was quite active on committees that dealt with commercial, financial and military matters.
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 USS_George_Clymer
In addition to being a signer of the Declaration of Independence and holding numerous positions in connection with the early American government, George Clymer was one of the first two Continental Treasurers in 1775.
For her final combat operation of WWII, USS George Clymer took part in the assault and occupation of the western beaches on Okinawa Island 1-5 April 1945.
Clymer was then a unit of Transport Division 35; 51 officers and 1,251 troops of the Second Battalion, 29th Marines and their equipment were embarked.
www.marinecorpsmars.com /USN-MC_House/N0EFD/uss_george_clymer.htm   (447 words)

  
 George Clymer Papers, American Philosophical Society
George Clymer was a successful merchant, well-known politician, and a generous philanthropist but is today, of course, most famous for being a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Born in Philadelphia on March 16, 1739, Clymer was the son of Christopher Clymer, a sea captain, and Deborah Fitzwater, a Quaker disowned for marrying Clymer, an Episcopalian.
Responsible for collecting the federal excise on spirits, Clymer was a failure largely due to the unpopularity of the tariff and he resigned in 1794.
www.amphilsoc.org /library/mole/c/clymer.htm   (638 words)

  
 History of Clymer
Clymer, like many other towns of the county, shows the patriotic spirit of the early settlers as it beats the name of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, George Clymer, an eminent Pennsylvanian.
Clymer was formed from the mother town of Chautauqua and was organized on February 9, 1821.
Clymer is bounded on the West by French Creek, on the North by Sherman, on the East by Harmony, and on South by Pennsylvania.
www.clymerny.com /history_of_clymer1.htm   (5135 words)

  
 History
From the famous George Clymer for which Clymer is named to the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Company which put Clymer on the map forever.
Clymer was thus situated over a tract of rich coal reserve known as the “Dixonville Field”.
Clymer reached its highest population in 1940 when 3082 people were recorded in the census.
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 Clymer, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Clymer Borough is located in Cherryhill Township at the intersection of Routes 286 and 403.
Clymer Borough was named at the suggestion of John S. Fisher in honor of George Clymer, a signer of the Declaratoin of Independence and Constitution of the United States.
Clymer grew to be the largest coal-mining town in Indiana County.
www.indianainfo.org /muni/clymer.html   (249 words)

  
 Pennsylvania delegates to Constitutional Convention
The firm of George Meade and Company soon became one of the leading commercial houses in the city and specialized in the West India trade.
Defeated in his bid for reelection to Congress in 1779 because of the opposition of Gov. George Clinton's faction, Morris relocated to Philadelphia and resumed the practice of law.
This temporarily removed him from the political scene, but in 1781 he resumed his public career when he became the principal assistant to Robert Morris, Superintendent of Finance for the United States, to whom he was unrelated.
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 Clymer Township History 1949
Clymer, a grandson of George Clymer, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his wife, did much to encourage settlers to locate in Clymer Township and many stories are told of their kindness and generosity toward any worthy settlers who, through crop failure, sickness or any other unavoidable cause, were unable to meet their obligations.
Clymer Township Grade School is under the principalship of Herbert Michaels, assisted by Mesdames Doris Griffin, Myra Hancock, Ethel Balch, Alberta Patterson and Leah Douglass.
Clymer Baptist Church was organized in March 1869 in the Methodist Church in the Ackley school district, by Rev. William Owen, evangelist.
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 Clymer residents reflect on 100 years of history - PittsburghLIVE.com
Aside from remodeled miners' homes, the few remaining signs of Clymer's coal boom are the former CBC company store, which currently houses Mister B's Furniture, and the Sherman Street Park, which the company donated to the town for a community playground in the 1940s.
Clymer is prepared for a new economic blow, with the recent announcement that Polyvision, which makes marker boards and display cases, plans to lay off about 100 workers, ending its lease of the former brickyard site.
Clymer commemorative plates ($15 each), copies of local historian John Busovicki's Postcard History of Indiana County ($21.19 each, plus $1.80 for postage) and a centennial commemorative booklet (available for a donation) may be obtained during the centennial celebration next week, at the Cookport Fair today and tomorrow, or by contacting Busovicki at 724-254-2471.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/blairsvilledispatch/s_374981.html   (3762 words)

  
 tidbitsofhistory
George Clymer was born March 16, 1739, in Philadelphia, the only child of Christopher and Deborah Fitzwater Clymer.
Clymer attended the College of Philadelphia (later the University of Pennsylvania), and worked in the Colemans' "counting house." Later he was employed by Reese Meredith, whose wife was related to Clymer's mother.
Clymer served as a member of the Continental Congress (1776-77), the Congress of Confederation (1780-82), the Pennsylvania Legislature (1784-88), and was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention.
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 Indiana Printing & Publishing Co.
CLYMER - Not only was a person portraying George Clymer walking around at Clymer Days, but real men that served on the U.S.S. George Clymer were present too.
Also during Clymer Days, many people were impersonating historical politicians like the aforementioned George Clymer and John Adams.
Clymer days continues through today and ends with a fireworks display at 9 p.m.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=1078&dept_id=151025&newsid=10236255&PAG=461&rfi=9   (700 words)

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