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John Baptiste Charles Lucas


Gender:
Male
Born:
August 14, 1758
Died:
August 17, 1842
Home Town:
Pont-Audemer, France
Later Residences:
Pittsburgh, PA
St. Louis, MO
Biographical Notes:
John Baptiste Charles Lucas (August 14, 1758 – August 17, 1842) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

John B. C. Lucas was born in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France. He attended the Honfleur and Paris Law Schools, and graduated from the law department of the University of Caen in 1782. He practiced law in France until 1784, when he immigrated to the United States, settled near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He engaged in agricultural pursuits.

Lucas was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1792 to 1798. He served as judge of the Court of Common Pleas in 1794.

Lucas was elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses and served until his resignation in 1805, before the assembling of the Ninth Congress. He moved ...
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Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer; Political Office



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