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American George CADWALADER

General in the United States Army during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on May 06, 1806 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: on February 03, 1879


He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, studied law, and was admitted to the bar. He served in the Pennsylvania state militia and suppressed anti-foreign riots in Philadelphia. His father was Thomas Cadwalader (1779–1841), not to be confused with his cousin Thomas McCall Cadwalader (1795–1873) who was a general from New Jersey. His mother was Mary Biddle (1781–1850), who was daughter of Clement Biddle (1740–1818) who served in the American Revolutionary War.),

He was married in 1830 to Frances Butler Mease. They had one daughter, Frances who died young.

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