Age at Ratifying Convention: 61
Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea
Date of Birth: July 3, 1731
Date of Death: January 5, 1796
Occupation: Cooper, Farmer, Politician
Prior Political Experience: Connecticut General Assembly, 1764-1774; King's Attorney for Connecticut, 1754-1774; Connecticut Supreme Court, 1774-1778; Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, 1778; Continental Congress, 1775-1781; Signer of the Declaration of Independence, 1776; Signer of the Articles of Confederation, 1777; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1785-1786; Governor of Connecticut, 1786-1796.