George Clymer, Pennsylvania. Clymer was orphaned in 1740, only a year after his birth in Philadelphia. A wealthy uncle reared and informally educated him and advanced him from clerk to full-fledged partner in his mercantile firm, which on his death he bequeathed to his ward.
Penn People George Clymer 1739 - 1813 Penn Connection Trustee 1779-1813 Treasurer of the Board of Trustees 1779-1780 George Clymer was born in Philadelphia in 1739. His father Christopher Clymer, a sea captain and an Episcopalian, and his mother Deborah Fitzwater, a disowned Quaker, died by 1746.
George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 23, 1813) was an American politician, Founding Father, war veteran and slave owner.   Independence [ change | change source ]
George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 23, 1813) was an American politician, abolitionist and Founding Father of the United States, one of only six founders who signed both the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution. Clymer was among the earliest patriots to advocate for complete independence from Britain.
Abstract: George C. Clymer was born on March 16, 1739, in Philadelphia, where he was raised by his aunt and uncle, who gave him the foundation to become a successful merchant and eventually a politician. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and of the Constitution.
Clymer was orphaned in 1740, only a year after his birth in Philadelphia. A wealthy uncle reared and informally educated him and advanced him from clerk to full-fledged partner in his mercantile firm, which on his death he bequeathed to his ward.
George Clymer (1739-1813, APS 1786) was a Philadelphia merchant, politician, and philanthropist. Today, he is most famous for being a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. He went from a successful career as a merchant into local and then national politics.
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George Clymer 1739-1813 Representing Pennsylvania at the Continental Congress by Ole Erekson, Engraver, c1876, Library of Congress George Clymer, an orphan at an early age, was reared by a paternal uncle, who gave him a good education. He apprenticed in his uncle's counting room to prepare for a mercantile profession.
November 4, 2016. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were the only signers of the Declaration of Independence to become President of the United States, but they certainly weren't the only signers elected to public office in the new federal government. In fact, seven signers were part of the 1st United States Congress (1789-1791), eight including ...