Abraham Baldwin

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Birthday
22, 1754
Birthplace
Guilford, CT
Death Date
Mar 4, 1807 (52)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
22, 1754
Birthplace
Guilford, CT
Death Date
Mar 4, 1807 (52)

About

American politician and Founding Fathers who represented Georgia at the Continental Congress. He served in the United States House of Representatives and Senate after the Constitution was written.

Before Fame

He served as chaplain with the Continental Army, but did not see combat in the War of Independence.

Trivia

He founded the first state-chartered public college in the United States, the University of Georgia.

Family Life

He grew up in Guilford, Connecticut.

Associated With

He was on the 7¢ "Great Americans" series postage stamp, just ahead of the 5¢ Hugo Black.