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George Mason

American Statesman George Mason

Profession: American Statesman

United States of America

Biography: Father of the United States Bill of Rights and considered one of the 'Founding Fathers' of the United States

Born: December 11, 1725
Birthplace: Fairfax County, Colony of Virginia, USA
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: October 7, 1792 (aged 66)

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Married Life

  • 1750-04-04 Statesman George Mason (24) weds Ann Eilbeck (16)

Historical Events

  • 1787-09-12 American statesman George Mason suggests the addition of a Bill of Rights to the Constitution modeled on previous state declarations, but the motion is defeated

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