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William Whipple

Death: Nov 28, 1785

Birthplace: Kittery

Nationality: United States

William Whipple

Date of Death : Nov 28, 1785
Birth Place : Kittery

William Whipple, Jr. was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. Whipple was a member of the Continental congress from 1776 through 1779. Before becoming a politician, Whipple worked as both a ship's captain and a merchant. He became a prominent and wealthy member of society until he became a member of the new Hampshire Provincial congress. Whipple died of heart complications in 1785, aged 55.

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