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Samuel Huntington

Death: Jan 5, 1796

Birthplace: Windham

Nationality: United States

Samuel Huntington

Date of Death : Jan 5, 1796
Birth Place : Windham

Samuel Huntington was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He also served as President of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court from 1784 to 1785, and the 18th Governor of Connecticut from 1786 until his death.

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