Facts and Events
Moved to NC 1764 and set up law practice in Wilmington. Elected to legislature 1773 - signed Declaration of Independence Had 10 sons (one was Absalom,another, Daniel Boone Hooper) Had 2 daughters
William Hooper (June 28, 1742 – October 14, 1790) was an American lawyer, physician, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. Hooper was also a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, along with fellow North Carolinians Joseph Hewes and John Penn.