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Born: January 20, 1734, Liverpool, England
Morris, Jr. was an American merchant and a signer to the United
States Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and
the United States Constitution.
Morris was known as the Financier of
the Revolution, because of his role in personally financing the
American side in the Revolutionary War from 1781 to 1784, and during his
tenure as Superintendent of Finance his peers called him "The
Died: May 9, 1806, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Suffering from poor health, Morris spent the rest of his life in
retirement. He was assisted by his wife, who had supported him
throughout his misfortune.
Where is Robert Morris buried?
- Montpelier Estate National Historic Site, Montpelier Station,
- Christ Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia