John Barker Church

John Barker Church

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Barker Church was born in Lowestoft, England, befriended the cause of the American Revolution, was Commissary General of the French Army in America, and financially aided the new government. Returning to England after the war, he was elected a Member of Parliament. The Church family moved back to America for good in 1799, where he became a founding director of the Manhattan Company and a director of the Bank of North America. Church married Angelica Schuyler, a daughter of General Philip Schuyler whose sister Elizabeth married Alexander Hamilton. Their son, Philip Schuyler Church served as aide de camp to Hamilton; married Anna Matilda Stewart, daughter of General Walter Stewart; and was a founder of the Erie Canal and Erie Railroadshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134902977
  • 9786134902977