Thomas Hutchinson

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Birthday
9, 1711
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 3, 1780 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1711
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 3, 1780 (68)

About

Loyalist governor of Massachusetts who disastrously ran the province in the immediate years before the American Revolutionary War. Both the Boston massacre and the Boston Tea Party occurred under his leadership.

Before Fame

He attende Harvard College when he was only 12 years old.

Trivia

After the Boston massacre an angry mob attacked his home because he supported the policies of the British Prime Minister.

Family Life

He married Margaret Sanford in 1734.

Associated With

Samuel Adams was one of his biggest rivals in Massachusetts.