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Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): entry vaux-roberts
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): entry vaux-roberts
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the lcourt of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Anthony Benezet (search for this): entry vaux-roberts
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
January 7th, 1836 AD (search for this): entry vaux-roberts
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
January 25th, 1786 AD (search for this): entry vaux-roberts
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.