Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2016 Edition.
Quill platform ID: p93.
(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.
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