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James Wilson
b.14 Sep 1742 Carskerdo, Scotland
Facts and Events
Name James Wilson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 14 Sep 1742 Carskerdo, Scotland
Death[1] 21 Aug 1798 Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States
Burial[1][2] Christ Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Biography

Signer of the Declaration of Independence, twice elected to the Continental Congress, a major force in the drafting of the nation's Constitution, a leading legal theoretician and one of the six original justices appointed by George Washington to the Supreme Court of the United States.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article James Wilson.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 James Wilson, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. James Wilson, in Find A Grave.
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