Wager, Philip (1748-1813)

Philadelphia wine merchant.

Traded in partnership with George Habacker. Served in Philadelphia militia, rising to the rank of major. Common councilman (1792).

Son of Peter George and Anna Margaretha Wager of Philadelphia. Married (1) Maria Keller (1771). Married (2) Hannah Wirtz.

First letter in correspondence: July 30, 1787; W. A. Newman Dorland, “The Second Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry,” PMHB, l (1926), 187-8n.