Roger Sherman

Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman Full Name: Roger Sherman
Nationality: American

Profession: Founding Father of the United States
Why Famous: A Founding Father of the United States, he was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the U.S.: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. He also served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut.

Born: April 19, 1721
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, USA

Died: July 23, 1793 (aged 72)
Cause of Death: Typhoid fever

Married Life

  • 1749-11-17 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (28) weds first wife Elizabeth Hartwell in Massachusetts
  • 1763-05-12 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (42) weds second wife Rebecca Prescott (20)

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