John Witherspoon

John WitherspoonState: New Jersey

Age at Ratifying Convention: 64

Affiliation: Federalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea

Date of Birth: February 5, 1723

Date of Death: November 15, 1794

Schooling: Edinburgh, 1739

Occupation: Minister, Teacher, President of Princeton

Prior Political Experience: Continental Congress, 1776-1782; Signer of the Declaration of Independence, 1776; Signer of the Articles of Confederation, 1777; New Jersey General Assembly, 1783, 1789.