James Bowdoin

James BowdoinState: Massachusetts

Age at Ratifying Convention: 61

Affiliation: Federalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea

Date of Birth: August 17, 1726

Date of Death: November 6, 1790

Schooling: Harvard, 1745

Occupation: Merchant, Scientist

Prior Political Experience: Massachusetts Colonial Assembly, 1753-1756, 1759-1760; Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1756-1759, 1760-1777; President of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, 1779-1780; Governor of Massachusetts, 1785-1787