William Jackson

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Birthday
9, 1759
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 17, 1828 (69)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1759
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 17, 1828 (69)

About

Best known as being the secretary to the U.S. Constitutional Convention, which took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served with distinction in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Before Fame

He was raised in South Carolina and was a cadet in the 1st South Carolina Regiment.

Trivia

He was President of the Society of the Cincinnati and he served as one of President George Washington's personal secretaries.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Willing in 1795.

Associated With

He was nominated to the post as secretary of the Constitutional Convention by Alexander Hamilton.