United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2016 Edition.

Jonathan Dayton

Quill platform ID: p166.

(16 October 1760 – 9 October 1824) Officer in the Continental Army, lawyer and merchant. Served as captain and aide-de-camp to John Sullivan during the Revolutionary War. He later entered the New Jersey Assembly, and when his father declined to attend the Constitutional Convention he went in his place. He was elected to the US House of Representatives, where he was Speaker, and then to the Senate.

Member of New Jersey Delegation—United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition), New Jersey Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition).

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