Francis Dana

Francis DanaState: Massachusetts

Age at Ratifying Convention: 44

Affiliation: Federalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea

Date of Birth: June 14, 1743

Date of Death: April 25, 1811

Schooling: Harvard, 1762

Occupation: Lawyer, Judge, Diplomat

Prior Political Experience: Massachusetts Provincial Congress, 1774; Member of the Second Continental Congress, 1777-1778, 1784; Signer of the Articles of Confederation; American minister to Russia, 1780-1783; Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1785-1791

Other Political Activities: Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1791-1806