Roger Sherman Biography

Roger Sherman was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a Founding Father of the United States. He served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, and served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, and was also a representative and senator in the new republic. 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. Thomas Jefferson said of him: "That is Mr. Sherman, of Connecticut, a man who never said a foolish thing in his life." Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Roger Sherman
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Lawyer, Politician
Religion:
Congregational church
Date of Birth:
April 19, 1721
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
July 23, 1793
Age at Death:
72
Marriages
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