John Jay

John JayState: New York

Age at Ratifying Convention: 42

Affiliation: Federalist

Nom de Plume: Publius (with Madison and Hamilton)

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea

Date of Birth: December 12, 1745

Date of Death: May 17, 1829

Schooling: King's College (Columbia)

Occupation: Attorney, Judge

Prior Political Experience: Delegate to the First Continental Congress, 1774; Delegate to the Second Continental Congress; New York Provincial Congress; Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court, 1777-1778; United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs, 1784-1790

Other Political Activities: Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1790-1795; Governor of New York, 1795-1800