Member Spotlight Found in Pennsylvania Archives Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Pennsylvania Archives Location: Pennsylvania ArchivesSeries 2Volume IMinutes of the Board of War, From March 14, 1777, To August 7, 1777Page 8
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Successor to Benjamin Franklin

Most interesting about this short biography is how David Rittenhouse succeeded Dr. Franklin as President of the American Philosophical Society. This is quite an accomplishment considering the prestige that Franklin had. Some big shoes to fill!

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