U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.

John Francis Mercer

Quill platform ID: p174.

(17 May 1759 – 30 August 1821) Tobacco planter, slave owner and lawyer. He was an officer during the Revolutionary War, serving in both the Continental Army and Virginia militia, for a time he was aide-de-camp to Charles Lee. After the war he entered the Confederation Congress to represent Virginia. Having moved to Maryland he was appointed a delegate to the Constitutional Convention. He was later Governor of Maryland and member of the US House of Representatives.

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