MARCHAND, David, (1776 - 1832)


MARCHAND, David, (father of Albert Gallatin Marchand), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pa., December 10, 1776; attended private schools; studied medicine and practiced in Westmoreland County; major general of the Thirteenth Division of the State militia 1812-1814; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress and reelected to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821); elected prothonotary of Westmoreland County in 1821; resumed the practice of medicine; died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., March 11, 1832; interment in Greensburg Cemetery.