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Amos Strettell (1720-1780)

University Affiliation:
  • Trustee 1762-1780
  • Treasurer of the Board of Trustee 1765-1766
Biographical Summary:


Amos Strettell, the son of merchant Robert Strettell, was born in Dublin in 1720 and came with his family to Philadelphia in 1736. Amos followed in his father's footsteps as a merchant; also like his father Amos served as a trustee of the College and Academy of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania) from 1762 until his death, and as treasurer of that board in 1765 and 1766.


Matriculates, Alumni Record, Scharf and Westcott's Philadelphia, 1609-1884




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