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John Witherspoon

Born: 2/5/1723

Birthplace: Gifford, Scotland

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: New Jersey

Died: 11/15/1794

Fun Facts:

  • Witherspoon was the only active member of the clergy who signed the Declaration of Independence.

  • Witherspoon presided over the wedding of fellow signer Benjamin Rush and fellow signer Richard Stockton's daughter.

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