Peter Deshong (1781 - December 26, 1827) was an American businessman and banker in Chester, Pennsylvania. His family maintained their wealthy status through generations including his son John O. Deshong and grandson Alfred O. Deshong.
Deshong was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to French immigrants Peter and Susanna (Gilman) DeShaw. The family name was anglicized to Deshong. As a young man, he relocated to Chester, Pennsylvania and began his career.
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