Age at Ratifying Convention: 43
Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea
Date of Birth: July 17, 1745
Date of Death: January 29, 1829
Schooling: Harvard, 1763
Occupation: Lawyer, Merchant, Farmer
Prior Political Experience: Massachusetts Colonial Legislature, 1776.
Other Political Activities: United States Postmaster General, 1791-1795; United States Secretary of War, 1795; United States Secretary of State, 1795-1800; United States Senate (MA), 1803-1811; United States House of Representatives (MA), 1813-1817.