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Delegate to the Continental Congress

US GOVERNMENT OFFICE

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Adams
Head of State
30-Oct-1735 4-Jul-1826 2nd President of the U.S.
Samuel Adams
Politician
27-Sep-1722 2-Oct-1803 Brewer led the Boston Tea Party
John Armstrong
Politician
25-Nov-1758 1-Apr-1843 US Secretary of War, 1813-14
William Blount
Politician
6-Apr-1749 21-Mar-1800 First expulsion from US Senate
Pierce Butler
Politician
11-Jul-1744 15-Feb-1822 Twice US Senator from South Carolina
Samuel Chase
Judge
17-Apr-1741 19-Jun-1811 US Supreme Court Justice, 1796-1811
George Clinton
Military
26-Jul-1739 20-Apr-1812 US Vice President, 1805-12
Silas Deane
Diplomat
24-Dec-1737 23-Sep-1789 First accredited US diplomat
John Dickinson
Politician
8-Nov-1732 14-Feb-1808 Founder of Dickinson College
Oliver Ellsworth
Judge
29-Apr-1745 26-Nov-1807 US Chief Justice, 1796-1800
Benjamin Franklin
Diplomat
17-Jan-1706 17-Apr-1790 American founding father
Elbridge Gerry
Politician
17-Jul-1744 23-Nov-1814 Patron saint of Gerrymandering
William Grayson
Politician
1736 12-Mar-1790 US Senator from Virginia, 1789-90
Button Gwinnett
Politician
1735 19-May-1777 Most valuable signature
Alexander Hamilton
Government
11-Jan-1757 12-Jul-1804 Primary author of The Federalist Papers
John Hancock
Politician
23-Jan-1737 8-Oct-1793 First signer of the Declaration of Independence
John Hanson
Politician
3-Apr-1715 22-Nov-1783 President of the Continental Congress
Patrick Henry
Politician
29-May-1736 6-Jun-1799 Patriot and Governor of Virginia
Francis Hopkinson
Author
2-Oct-1737 9-May-1791 The Ballad of the Kegs
Jared Ingersoll
Politician
24-Oct-1749 31-Oct-1822 Signed the US Constitution
John Jay
Judge
12-Dec-1745 17-May-1829 First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Thomas Jefferson
Head of State
13-Apr-1743 4-Jul-1826 3rd US President, 1801-09
Thomas Johnson
Judge
4-Nov-1732 22-Feb-1819 Governor of Maryland, 1777-79
John Langdon
Politician
25-Jun-1741 18-Sep-1819 Twice Governor of New Hamphire
Henry Laurens
Politician
24-Feb-1724 8-Dec-1792 Captured negotiating treaty with Holland
Richard Henry Lee
Politician
20-Jan-1732 19-Jun-1794 Author of the 10th Amendment
Francis Lewis
Politician
21-Mar-1713 30-Dec-1802 Signatory to Declaration of Independence
James Madison
Head of State
16-Mar-1751 28-Jun-1836 4th US President, 1809-17
James Monroe
Head of State
28-Apr-1758 4-Jul-1831 5th President of the U.S.
Gouverneur Morris
Politician
31-Jan-1752 6-Nov-1816 American financier, Revolutionary politician
Robert Morris
Politician
31-Jan-1734 7-May-1806 Financed the Revolutionary War
Charles Pinckney
Politician
26-Oct-1757 29-Oct-1824 Author of much of the US Constitution
Edmund Randolph
Politician
10-Aug-1753 12-Sep-1813 First Attorney General of the US
Peyton Randolph
Politician
1721 23-Oct-1775 First President of the Continental Congress
George Read
Government
18-Sep-1733 21-Sep-1798 Signed the US Constitution
Benjamin Rush
Politician
4-Jan-1746 19-Apr-1813 Signed Declaration of Independence
Philip Schuyler
Military
11-Nov-1733 18-Nov-1804 US Revolutionary War general
Roger Sherman
Politician
19-Apr-1721 23-Jul-1793 Architect of the Connecticut Compromise
John Sullivan
Military
18-Feb-1740 23-Jan-1795 Revolutionary War general
Artemas Ward
Military
26-Nov-1727 28-Oct-1800 Major General of the Continental Army
Joseph Warren
Government
11-Jun-1741 17-Jun-1775 American patriot killed at Bunker Hill
George Washington
Head of State
22-Feb-1732 14-Dec-1799 1st US President, 1789-97
James Wilson
Judge
14-Sep-1742 28-Aug-1798 US Supreme Court Justice, 1789-98
Oliver Wolcott
Politician
1-Dec-1726 1-Dec-1797 Governor of Connecticut, 1796-97


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