Benjamin Rush

Benjamin RushState: Pennsylvania

Age at Ratifying Convention: 42

Affiliation: Federalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea

Date of Birth: December 24, 1745

Date of Death: April 19, 1813

Schooling: Princeton, 1760; Edinburgh, 1768

Occupation: Doctor, Teacher

Prior Political Experience: Delegate to the First Continental Congress, 1774; Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Other Political Activities: Treasurer of the United States Mint, 1797-1813