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December 1, 1797 Death of Oliver Wolcott, Signer of Declaration of Independence Oliver Wolcott (November 20, 1726 – December 1, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also the Articles of Confederation as a representative of Connecticut and the fourth Governor of...Read more... Read more... -->
November 28, 1785 Death of Signer, William Whipple, Jr. William Whipple, Jr. (January 14, 1730 – November 28, 1785) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire.Read more... Read more... -->
November 23, 1814 Death of Signer, Elbridge Gerry Elbridge Gerry (July 17, 1744 – November 23, 1814) was an American statesman and diplomat. He is the only signer of the Declaration of Independence who is buried in Washington,...Read more... Read more... -->
November 15, 1794 Death of Signer, John Witherspoon John Knox Witherspoon (February 5, 1723 – November 15, 1794) was a Scots Presbyterian minister and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Jersey. As president of the College of New Jersey (1768–94; now Princeton University), he trained many leaders of the early nation and was the only active clergyman and the only college president to sign the...Read more... Read more... -->
November 14, 1832 Death of Signer, Charles Carroll Charles Carroll (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832), known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton or Charles Carroll III to distinguish him from his similarly-named relatives, was a wealthy Maryland planter and an early advocate of independence from Great Britain. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and Confederation Congress and later as first United States Senator for Maryland. He was the only Catholic and the longest-lived (and last surviving) signatory of the Declaration of Independence, dying at the age of 95, at his city...Read more... Read more... -->