Moses Levy

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For the early Florida settler, see Moses Elias Levy.

Moses Levy (1757 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - May 9, 1826 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a prominent Jew, from a prominent Jewish family, in Colonial America. His father, Samson Levy, was a signatory of the celebrated resolutions not to import goods from England until the Stamp Act had been repealed. Moses was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1772. On March 19, 1778, he was admitted to the bar; from 1802 to 1822 he was recorder of Philadelphia; and from 1822 to 1825, presiding judge of the district court for the city and county of Philadelphia. At one time he was a member of the Pennsylvania legislature, and he was a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania for twenty-four years. s.[citation needed]

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