Presiding judge of the Philadelphia city court.
Merchant. Ensign in Philadelphia Associators (1748). Founder of the Hibernia Engine Company (1759). Ran for Pennsylvania Assembly as a member of the Quaker Party (1764). Director of the Pennsylvania Hospital. Held several judicial appointments (from 1777).
iii, 309, xi, 390; Elaine Forman Crane, ed., The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker (3 vols., Boston, 1991), iii, 2149; PMHB, xxvi (1902), 341.