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George Wythe

Born: 1726

Birthplace: Elizabeth City County, Virginia (now Hampton)

Signed On: 8/27/1776

Signed For: Virginia

Died: 6/8/1806

Fun Facts:

  • Though he was a member of the Congress, Wythe was not in Philadelphia on July 2nd, and therefore did not cast a vote on the Declaration.

  • Wythe was poisoned to death by a relative seeking to inherit his wealth.

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