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1745, Apr 91765-18171817, Mar 14
an American lawyer and judge from Pennsylvania, a justice of the state Supreme Court from 1791 to 1817. After the Revolution, Yeates was a delegate to the Pennsylvania convention that ratified the United States Constitution in 1787. Appointed as a justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1791, he served until his death in 1817. A Federalist, he was appointed by the Washington administration in 1794 to serve on a commission sent to negotiate an end to the Whiskey Rebellion.
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Jasper Yeates1745, Apr 91765
 
18171817, Mar 14

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