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Button Gwinnett

Button GwinnettBorn: 1735
Birthplace: Gloucestershire, England
Died: 19-May-1777
Location of death: Savannah, GA
Cause of death: Dueling
Remains: Buried, Unmarked grave in an unknown location, near Savannah, GA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Whig

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Most valuable signature

Father: Rev. Samuel Gwinnett
Mother: Anne Gwinnett
Wife: Ann Bourne (m. 1757)
Daughter: Amelia
Daughter: Ann
Daughter: Elizabeth Ann

    Signatory to the US Declaration of Independence
    Delegate to the Continental Congress 1775, New York
    Governor of Georgia Acting President, 1777
    Duel: Pistols with Lachlan McIntosh (16-May-1777)
    Shot: Dueling (16-May-1777)
    Proxy Baptism: Mormon St. George, UT (21-Aug-1877)
    Slaveowners


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