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John Andrew Shulze
John Andrew Shulze

John Andrew Shulze (July 19, 1774 - November 18, 1852) A Pennsylvania political leader and sixth Governor of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Muhlenberg family political dynasty. http://www. ... http://www. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... 1774 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... List of Pennsylvania Governors The office of Pennsylvania governor was created by the states Constitution of 1790. ... An American political, religious, and military dynasty. ...


Shulze was born in Tulpehocken Township, Berks (now Lebanon) County, Pennsylvania, the son of Rev. Christopher Emmanuel Shulze and Eve Elizabeth Muhlenberg. Shulze was the grandson of Henry Muhlenberg and the nephew of Peter Muhlenberg and Frederick Muhlenberg. Shulze grew up speaking German in the Pennsylvania Dutch community, and for his entire life would speak English with a noticeable accent. Berks County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (September 6, 1711, Einbeck, Germany – October 7, 1787) Trappe, Pennsylvania, originally Heinrich Melchior Mühlenberg, was a Lutheran clergyman who is viewed as the founder of the Lutheran Church in the United States. ... Peter Muhlenberg Statue John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746 - October 1, 1807) was a Clergyman, a Major General of the Continental Army, and a United States Senator and Congressman from Pennsylvania. ... Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (January 1, 1750 - June 4, 1801), American politician, was the first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives of the United States House of Representatives, elected April 1, 1789. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Pennsylvania Dutch (perhaps more strictly Pennsylvania Deitsch or Pennsylvanian German) are descendants of German speaking immigrants who came to Pennsylvania before 1800. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Shulze studied at Franklin College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was ordained a minister in the Lutheran church in 1796. He left the ministry due to poor health in 1802 and became a merchant in Myerstown, Pennsylvania. Shulze married Susan Kimmell and fathered five children. Lancaster is a city located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. ... The Lutheran movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity by the original definition. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... --69. ... Myerstown is a borough located in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. ...


Shulze was elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1806 and served three terms. From 1813 to 1821, he served in several low offices in Lebanon County. He returned to the General Assembly in 1821 and was elected to the State Senate in 1822. 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Lebanon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1822 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1824, he was elected Governor of Pennsylvania defeating former U.S. Senator Andrew Gregg. He was reelected in 1826 over John Sergeant in one of the most lopsided victories in Pennsylvania political history. 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... List of Pennsylvania Governors The office of Pennsylvania governor was created by the states Constitution of 1790. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Andrew Gregg (June 10, 1755 - May 20, 1835) was a U.S. political figure. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Shulze pushed for Pennsylvania's free compulsory education system. Although it failed to pass during his administration, he laid the groundwork for its adoption under his successor, George Wolf. He also oversaw major canal and road building projects. George Wolf (12 August 1777 - 11 March 1840) was the governor of Pennsylvania from 1829 to 1835. ... The Canal du Midi in Toulouse, France Canals are man-made waterways, usually connecting existing lakes, rivers, or oceans. ...


Shulze declined to run for a third term and retired to Montoursville, Pennsylvania. He returned to public life briefly to become a delegate to the first national convention of the Whig Party in 1839. In 1840, he served as President of Pennsylvania's Electoral College which elected William Henry Harrison as the ninth President of the United States. Montoursville is a borough located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. ... The United States Whig Party was a political party of the United States. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Electoral College is the electoral college which chooses the President and Vice President of the United States at the conclusion of each Presidential election. ... William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was an American military leader, politician, and the ninth President of the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ...


He died in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was buried in Woodward Hill Cemetery.

Preceded by:
Joseph Hiester
Governor of Pennsylvania
1823–1829
Succeeded by:
George Wolf

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PHMC: Governors of Pennsylvania (633 words)
Rheumatic fever ended the ministry of John Andrew Shulze, but this proved to be the event that led to a career in politics.
Shulze, whose native language was German, was tutored in English by his father, received an education in the eminent Lutheran atmosphere of Lancaster's Franklin College and classical studies in New York City.
Shulze opposed the first big canal appropriation-one million dollars-but yielded because of its popularity, and six million dollars would be spent on Pennsylvania's internal improvements during his administration.
John Andrew Shulze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (350 words)
Shulze was born in Tulpehocken Township, Berks (now Lebanon) County, Pennsylvania, the son of Rev. Christopher Emmanuel Shulze and Eve Elizabeth Muhlenberg.
Shulze studied at Franklin College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was ordained a minister in the Lutheran church in 1796.
Shulze was elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1806 and served three terms.
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