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Francis Hopkinson

Born: 9/21/1737

Birthplace: Phildelphia, Pennsylvania

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: New Jersey

Died: 5/9/1791

Fun Facts:

  • Hopkinson was an accomplished musician, and the earliest known American composer. His work My Days Are So Wonderous Free is the oldest surviving secular song in America.

  • He also designed the first American flag with 7 red stripes, 6 white stripes and 13 stars in a circle.

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