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George Read

Born: 9/18/1733

Birthplace: North East, Maryland

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: Delaware

Died: 9/21/1798

Fun Facts:

  • George Read is the only man to have voted against the Declaration, then later signed the final document. (He thought it was too early to declare independence.)

  • Read later signed the Constitution as well, making him one of only 6 men to sign both documents.

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