Francis Lewis

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Birthday
21, 1713
Birthplace
Wales
DEATH DATE
Dec 31, 1802 (89)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1713
Birthplace
Wales
DEATH DATE
Dec 31, 1802 (89)

About

Politician and one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence as a representative from New York. He also signed the Articles of Confederation in 1778.

Before Fame

He studied at the Westminster School in England before entering a mercantile house in London.

Trivia

His home in Queens, New York was destroyed by British soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.

Family Life

He had a son, Morgan Lewis, who served during the Revolutionary War.

Associated With

He and Thomas Jefferson were both original signers of the Declaration of Independence.