John Dickinson

Founding Father of the United States John Dickinson Full Name: John Dickinson
Nationality: American

Profession: Founding Father of the United States
Why Famous: Known as the "Penman of the Revolution" for his 12 "Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania". He was also a militia officer during the American Revolution, President of Delaware, and President of Pennsylvania.

Born: November 13, 1732
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, USA

Died: February 14, 1808 (aged 75)

Married Life

  • 1770-07-19 Founding Father of the United States John Dickinson (37) weds land and estate owner Mary Norris (30) in a civil ceremony

Historical Events in the Life of John Dickinson

  • 1776-07-02 At the Continental Congress, John Dickinson abstains from the votes that declare independence
  • 1779-01-18 John Dickinson is appointed to be a delegate for Delaware to the Continental Congress

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