FULLERTON, David (1772-1843)

FULLERTON, DAVID, (uncle of David Fullerton Robison), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in the Cumberland Valley, near Greencastle, Franklin County, Pa., October 4, 1772; attended the public schools; served as major in the War of 1812; settled in Greencastle and engaged in mercantile pursuits and banking; elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1819, until May 15, 1820, when he resigned; was not a candidate for renomination; resumed mercantile pursuits and banking; member of the State senate 1827-1839; died in Greencastle, Pa., February 1, 1843; interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Duke University Libraries
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Durham, NC
Papers: 1787-1920, 218 items.
The papers of David Fullerton relate chiefly to his law practice and business interests including the Franklin Rail Road Company of which he was treasurer. Families represented include the Ervin, Gordon, and Snively families.