Amos Slaymaker (March 11, 1755 – June 12, 1837) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. His younger sister, Faithful, was the mother of the nineteenth-century Presbyterian minister George Duffield.
|Born||March 11, 1755|
London Lands, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
|Died||June 12, 1837 (aged 82)|
Salisbury Township, Pennsylvania
Amos Slaymaker was born in London Lands, Pennsylvania. He built and operated a hotel on the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. During the Revolutionary War, he served as an ensign in the company of Capt. John Slaymaker. He was a member of an association formed for the suppression of Tory activities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He served as justice of the peace of Salisbury Township, Pennsylvania, and county commissioner from 1806 to 1810. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate in 1810 and 1811.
- Rupp, I. Daniel (1844). History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. pp. 126–128.
- United States Congress. "Amos Slaymaker (id: S000483)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-03-01
- The Political Graveyard
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