John Dickinson

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Birthday
13, 1732
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Feb 14, 1808 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1732
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Feb 14, 1808 (75)

About

Lawyer and politician who served as the President of Delaware from 1781 to 1783 and the President of Pennsylvania from 1782 to 1785. He represented Delaware at the Continental Congress.

Before Fame

He inherited and was in charge of five farms in Maryland, and also started another plantation called Poplar Hall.

Trivia

He was a militia officer in the American Revolution and he helped prepare the first draft of the Articles of Confederation in 1776.

Family Life

He was married to Judith Troth in 1710 until her death and they had nine children. Later he married Mary Norris in 1770 and they had five children.

Associated With

He was a politician born in 1732 like George Washington.