Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Haga, Godfrey
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HAGA, Godfrey, philanthropist, b. in Isingen, Würtemberg, 30 Nov., 1745; d. in Philadelphia, Pa., 5 Feb., 1825. After emigrating to this country, he settled in Philadelphia, where he became a merchant, and was connected with the principal charitable and mercantile institutions of the city. He was a member of the Philadelphia city council in 1797-1800, and of the Pennsylvania legislature in 1800-'1. He bequeathed an estate valued at $350,000 to charitable purposes.