Jacob Broom

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Birthday
17, 1752
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Apr 25, 1810 (57)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1752
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Apr 25, 1810 (57)

About

Member of the Delaware General Assembly and one of the signers of the United States Constitution.

Before Fame

He began his career as a farmer and entered into politics by holding a number of local offices in his home state of Delaware.

Trivia

He was elected Chief Burgess of Wilmington, Delaware after having served six terms as Assistant Burgess.

Family Life

He married Rachel Pierce in 1773; they had eight children together.

Associated With

Although he was a pacifist, he provided detailed maps of terrain for George Washington before the Battle of Brandywine.