Key Figures in the Ratification of the Constitution: John Sullivan
Age at Ratifying Convention: 48
Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea
Date of Birth: February 17, 1740
Date of Death: January 23, 1795
Occupation: Lawyer, Soldier, Politician
Prior Political Experience: Continental Congress, 1775-1776, 1780-1781; New Hampshire Attorney General, 1782-1786; Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1785, 1788; President of New Hampshire, 1786-1788, 1789-1790.
Other Political Activities: Judge in the United States District Court of New Hampshire, 1789-1795.