United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)

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

James Wilson

Quill platform ID: p90.

(14 September 1742 – 21 August 1789) Lawyer, jurist and militia officer. He studied law under John Dickinson, and during the Revolution joined the Continental Congress and the Pennsylvania militia. Having defended loyalists in court after the recapture of Philadelphia, his house was attacked by a mob. He was selected as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and was later part of the redrafting of the Pennsylvania constitution. He was later made a US Supreme Court judge.

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation, Pennsylvania Delegation, Pennsylvania Delegation, Pennsylvania Delegation.