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Gouverneur Morris
  • Name: Gouverneur Morris
  • Born: 01/30/1752
  • Died: 11/06/1816 (64 years old)

Gouverneur Morris (January 30, 1752 – November 6, 1816) was an American statesman, a Founding Father of the United States, and a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution. He wrote the Preamble to the United States Constitution and has been called the “Penman of the Constitution.” In an era when most Americans thought of themselves as citizens of their respective states, Morris advanced the idea of being a citizen of a single union of states. He represented New York in the United States Senate from 1800 to 1803.

School: Columbia University

Party: Federalist

Birth Place: Province of New York, British America

Death Place: New York state, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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