Other American Founders

Other Founders

  • Ethan Allen
  • Richard Allen
  • Egbert Benson
  • Richard Bland
  • Elias Boudinot
  • Aaron Burr
  • George Clinton
  • Cyrus Griffin
  • John Hanson
  • Patrick Henry
  • Michael Hillegas, the first Treasurer of the United States.
  • William Jackson (secretary of the Constitutional Convention)
  • John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States.
  • Rufus King
  • Henry Knox
  • Henry Laurens
  • Henry Lee III
  • Thomas Sim Lee
  • Robert R. Livingston
  • John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the United States.
  • Philip Mazzei
  • James Monroe, Continental Congressman and fifth President of the United States, the last of the “Republican Generation”[19]
  • Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette, volunteer commonly considered to be the symbol of the alliance with France.
  • James Otis, Jr.
  • Thomas Paine, author of the influential pamphlet Common Sense.
  • Edmund Pendleton
  • Timothy Pickering
  • Thomas Pinckney
  • Peyton Randolph, President of the First Continental Congress
  • Dr. William Rickman, first Director of Hospitals of the Continental Army.
  • Arthur Saint Clair
  • Robert Smith
  • Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, the Prussian officer who reorganized the Continental Army and guided it to victory.

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