U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 Edition.

Hugh Williamson

Quill platform ID: p84.

(5 December 1735 – 22 May 1819) Physician, scientist and legislator. A qualified doctor, he also worked on a number of scientific questions and collaborated with Benjamin Franklin to study electricity. During the Revolutionary War he was Surgeon General of North Carolina and a field surgeon in the Continental Army. Afterwards he was elected to the North Carolina legislature and then the Confederation Congress. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and subsequently a member of the US House of Representatives.

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

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