b.16 Mar 1739 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
d.24 Jan 1813 Morrisville, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
Facts and Events
George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 23, 1813) was an American politician and founding father. He was one of the first Patriots to advocate complete independence from Britain. As a Pennsylvania representative, Clymer was, along with five others, a signatory of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. He attended the Continental Congress, and served in political office until the end of his life.