United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2016 Edition.

William Samuel Johnson

Quill platform ID: p159.

(7 October 1727 – 14 November 1819) Lawyer, Colonel in the Connecticut militia, slave owner, state legislator and judge. He rejected his election to the First Continental Congress and sought a compromise between Britain and colonists prior to independence. After the war he joined the Congress of the Confederation and then the Constitutional Convention. He later served as a US Senator for Connecticut and President of King’s College (Columbia University).

Member of Connecticut Delegation—United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition), Connecticut Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Connecticut Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition).

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