Weiss, Lewis (1717-1796)

Moravian lawyer and judge.

Emigrated to Philadelphia (c.1755). Was heavily involved in the local German community. Operated a successful law practice and became a Justice of the Peace and a Justice of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia (1786).

Born Wilhelm Ludwig Weiss in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia. Married Christina —— (1752); Joana Mary Pfluger (1761). Both marriages produced issue.