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Founding Fathers

BIOGRAPHY, A-Z

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Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams
signer of the Declaration of Independence

Fisher Ames
Fisher Ames
Congressman

Aaron Burr
Aaron Burr
Revolutionary War General, Vice-President of the United States, duelist

George Clinton
George Clinton
Governor of New York and two-time Vice-President of the United States

Manasseh Cutler
Manasseh Cutler
minister, physician, scientist, and agent for settlement of the Northwest Territory

Jonathan Dayton
Jonathan Dayton

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
the only man to sign all four of the most important documents in the earliest days of the United States

Albert Gallatin
Albert Gallatin
Congressman, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to Russia, etc.

Elbridge Gerry
Elbridge Gerry
signer of the Declaration of Independence, Governor of Massachusetts, Vice-President of the United States

Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
co-author of The Federalist and first Secretary of the Treasury

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry
orator, Governor of Virginia

John Jay
John Jay
first Chief Justice of the United States

Thomas Johnson
Thomas Johnson
Governor of Maryland, Supreme Court Justice

Rufus King
Rufus King
signer of the Constitution, member of the first U. S. Senate, Minister to Great Britain

Richard Henry Lee
Richard Henry Lee
drafter of the resolution that led to the Declaration of Independence

Robert R. Livingston
Robert R. Livingston
negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase

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