Rufus King

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Birthday
24, 1755
Birthplace
Scarborough, MA
Death Date
Apr 29, 1827 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1755
Birthplace
Scarborough, MA
Death Date
Apr 29, 1827 (72)

About

Lawyer and statesman who was a party to the Constitutional Convention and signed the Constitution. He represented New York in the United States Senate from 1813 to 1825.

Before Fame

He graduated first in his class from Harvard in 1777.

Trivia

His family's conspicuous wealth made them a target of vandalism during the Stamp Act protests in 1776.

Family Life

His father in law was a delegate to the Continental Congress.

Associated With

He was in the cabinet of Thomas Jefferson.