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Charles Thomson

Born: 11/29/1729

Birthplace: Gortede, County Derry, Ireland

Signed On: 7/2/1776

Signed For: Secretary

Died: 8/16/1824

Fun Facts:

  • For 15 years Charles Thomson served as the Secretary of Continental Congress.

  • Only two men actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776 - John Hancock (the President of the Congress) and the Secretary, Charles Thomson.

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