John Morton (American politician), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

John Morton (American politician)

farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1725

Place of Birth: Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 01-Apr-1777

Profession: judge, lawyer, politician, farmer

Nationality: United States, Finland, Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About John Morton (American politician)

  • John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania and a Founding Father of the United States.
  • As a delegate to the Continental Congress during the American Revolution, he was a signatory to the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence.
  • Morton provided the swing vote that allowed Pennsylvania to vote in favor of the United States Declaration of Independence.
  • Morton chaired the committee that wrote the Articles of Confederation.

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