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Roger Sherman

Born Apr 19, 1721

Roger Sherman was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a founding father. 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.… Read More

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1721 Birth Born on April 19, 1721.


1793 72 Years Old Sherman died in his sleep on July 23, 1793 after a two-month illness diagnosed as typhoid fever. … Read More
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