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Caesar Rodney

Born: 10/7/1728

Birthplace: Dover, Delaware

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: Delaware

Died: 6/29/1784

Fun Facts:

  • The rider on the back of the Delaware quarter? That's Caesar Rodney. He rode all night to make it back to Philadelphia for the vote on the Declaration on July 2, 1776.

  • His vote for independence was so unpopular at home that he was not elected to political office following it. He went on the distiguished military carreer instead.

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