Do You Know?
Signature on the Declaration of Independence
Do You Know
... that Samuel
Huntington (July 16, 1731 [O.S. July 5, 1731] –
January 5, 1796) was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American
Revolution from Connecticut?
- As a delegate to the Continental Congress, Samuel
Huntington signed the Declaration of Independence
and the Articles of Confederation.
- Huntington also served as President of the
Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781, chief justice of the
Connecticut Supreme Court from 1784 to 1785, and the 3rd Governor
of Connecticut from 1786 until his death.