Patrick Henry

Patrick HenryState: Virginia

Age at Ratifying Convention: 52

Affiliation: Antifederalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Nay

Date of Birth: May 29, 1736

Date of Death: June 6, 1799

Occupation: Lawyer

Prior Political Experience: Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775; Continental Congress, 1774-1775; Delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1776; Member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1780-1784, 1787-1790;Governor of Virginia, 1776-1779, 1784-1786