William Few

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Birthday
8, 1748
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Jul 16, 1828 (80)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1748
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Jul 16, 1828 (80)

About

Founding Father of the United States who represented the U.S. state of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention. He was one of the first United States Senators from Georgia, a post he held from 1789 to 1793.

Before Fame

He served in the Georgia provisional congress in 1776 and was one of the six state representatives selected to attend the Constitutional Convention.

Trivia

Although he missed large portions of the debate at the Constitutional Convention, he still provided the crucial vote to declare independence.

Family Life

His father moved from England to Maryland, where he came to be opposed to the royalists.

Associated With

Like him, Pierce Butler, who represented South Carolina at the 1787 Constitutional Convention, was another signatory of the United States Constitution.