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Benjamin Shoemaker Biography »
Benjamin Shoemaker (3 August 1704, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – c. 1767, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a colonial Pennsylvania Quaker, merchant, and politician. He served as Mayor of Philadelphia in 1743, 1752, and 1760, and as city treasurer from 1751 to 1767. He also served on the Pennsylvania Provincial Council from 1745 to 1767.