George Clymer

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Birthday
16, 1739
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 24, 1813 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1739
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 24, 1813 (73)

About

American politician and founding father who was one of the first Patriots to advocate for complete independence from Britain.

Before Fame

He led demonstrations in Philadelphia against the Tea Act and the Stamp Act.

Trivia

He was one of only five people to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution and he was elected to the first U.S. Congress in 1789.

Family Life

He had nine children with Elizabeth Meredith, though four of them died during infancy.

Associated With

Like Samuel Adams he is a founding father.