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FATHER: John Adams


John Adams (October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826) was an American politician and the second President of the United States (1797 - 1801), after being the first Vice President (1789 - 1797) for two terms. He is regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United Stat[MORE]

FATHER: Samuel Adams


Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was a statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a politician in colonial Massachusetts, Adams was a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, [MORE]

FATHER: Benjamin Franklin


Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] - April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist[MORE]

FATHER: John Hancock


John Hancock (January 23, 1737 - October 8, 1793) was a merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is remembered for his large[MORE]

FATHER: George Washington


George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was the commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) and served as the first President of the United States of America (1789–1797). [MORE]

FATHER: James Madison


James Madison (March 16, 1751 - June 28, 1836) was an American politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States (1809-1817), and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Considered to be the "Father of the Constitution", he was[MORE]

FATHER: Thomas Paine


Thomas Paine (January 29, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was a British pamphleteer, revolutionary, radical, inventor, intellectual, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.[1] He lived and worked in Britain until age 37, when he emigrated to the British American colonies, in t[MORE]

FATHER: Josiah Bartlett


Josiah Bartlett (November 21, 1729 – May 19, 1795), was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was later Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature and [MORE]

FATHER: Abraham Clark


Abraham Clark (February 15, 1725 – September 15, 1794) was an American politician and Revolutionary War figure. He was delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence and later served in the United States House of Representative[MORE]

FATHER: George Clymer


George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 24, 1813) was an American politician and Founding Father. He was one of the first Patriots to advocate complete independence from Britain. As a Pennsylvania representative, Clymer was, along with only five others, a signatory of both the De[MORE]

FATHER: William Floyd


William Floyd (December 17, 1734 – August 4, 1821), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New York. He was born in Brookhaven, Long Island, New York into a family of Welsh origin and took over the family farm when his father died[MORE]

FATHER: Elbridge Gerry


Elbridge Thomas Gerry (pronounced /???ri/; July 17, 1744 – November 23, 1814) was an American statesman and diplomat. As a Democratic-Republican he was selected as the fifth Vice President of the United States of America, serving under James Madison, from March 4, 1813 until his [MORE]

FATHER: Benjamin Harrison V


Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and was perhaps the first figure in the Harrison family to gain national attention. Harriso[MORE]

FATHER: William Hooper


William Hooper (June 17, 1742 – October 14, 1790) was an American lawyer, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. Hooper was also a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, along with fellow North Ca[MORE]

FATHER: Stephen Hopkins


Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was an American political leader from Rhode Island who signed the Declaration of Independence. He served as the Chief Justice and Royal Governor of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and was a Delegate to [MORE]

FATHER: Francis Hopkinson


Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791), an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. His supporters believe he played a key role in the design of the first American flag.[MORE]

FATHER: Samuel Huntington


Samuel Huntington (July 16, 1731 [O.S. July 5, 1731] – January 5, 1796) was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He als[MORE]

FATHER: Richard Henry Lee


Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' independence from Great Britain. His famous resolution of June 1776 led to the United States Declara[MORE]

FATHER: Francis Lewis


Francis Lewis (March 21, 1713 – December 30, 1803) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New York. Born in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, he was the only child of Reverend Francis Lewis, but was orphaned at an early age. He went to liv[MORE]

FATHER: Philip Livingston


Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778), was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and signed the Declaration of Independence.[MORE]

FATHER: Thomas Lynch


Thomas Lynch, Jr. (August 5, 1749 – 1779), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of South Carolina (his father was unable to Sign the Declaration of Independence because of illness). He was born at Prince George Parish, Winyah, in wh[MORE]

FATHER: Thomas McKean


omas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was a lawyer and politician from New Castle, Delaware, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the American Revolution, he was a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he signed the Declaration of Independence and served as a Presi[MORE]

FATHER: Arthur Middleton


Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742–January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His parents were Henry Middleton and Mary Baker Williams. He was educated in Britain, at Westminster School, London, and St John's College, Cambrid[MORE]

FATHER: Lewis Morris


Lewis Morris (April 8, 1726–January 22, 1798) was an American landowner and developer from Morrisania, New York. He was born at the manor of Morrisania. He signed the U.S. Declaration of Independence as a delegate to the Continental Congress for New York. This Morris was the t[MORE]

FATHER: Robert Morris


Robert Morris, Jr. (pronounced /?m?r?s/) (January 31, 1734 – [May 8, 1806) was an American merchant, and a signer to the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution. He was elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly and became the Chai[MORE]


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