United States Bill of Rights 1789

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

Thomas Fitzsimmons

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(1741 – 26 August 1811) Merchant and legislator.

A merchant involved in the West India trade, Fitzsimmons joined a number of organizations at the start of the American Revolution. He commanded a company of home guards during the war and was head of the Pennsylvania Navy Board. He later joined the Confederation Congress and became a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. He was elected to the US House of Representatives for a single term and later went into banking.

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Bill of Rights 1789, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition), Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition), Pennsylvania Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition).

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