First Continental Congress 1774
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Age 48. He was a Virginia Planter and Politician. Father of future US President William Henry Harrison and great-grandfather of US President Benjamin Harrison.
Age 53. Lawyer, politician and judge. President of the Virginia Convention which authorized Virginia's signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Age 52. Planter, surveyor and soldier in The French and Indian War. Leader Of The Colonial Army in The American Revolution. 1st US President.
Age 48. Politician, First Governor of Virginia. Famous quote: "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
Age 53. Lawyer, former colonial Virginia Attorney General and Member of The House of Burgesses. First President Of The Continental Congress.
Age 74. Planter and statesman. Member of The House of Burgesses. Wrote a paper "An Inquiry Into The Rights Of The British Colonies" in 1766.
Age 52. Justice Of The Peace and elected to The House of Burgesses in 1761.
Age 49. Farmer, shop keeper and statesman. Colonial Governor of Rhode Island. Great-grandfather of Julia Ward Howe author of "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic."
Age 67. Statesman and 9 term colonial governor of Rhode Island. Served as chancellor of Rhode Island College (Brown University) 1764-1785.
Age 53. Statesman and jurist. Delegate to the Stamp Act Congress in 1765.
Age 53. Only one of two to sign The Articles of Association, Declaration Of Independence, Articles of Confederation & US Constitution.
Age 36. One of the accredited commissioners to France along with Ben Franklin and Arthur Lee to gain French assistance during the Revolutionary War.
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Allan R. Matthes