(1740 – 2 November 1807)
Merchant, planter, slave owner, lawyer and infantry officer. After serving as a colonel in both the militia and Continental Army he was elected to the North Carolina Senate. He was later state Governor and a delegate to the Constitutional Convention. He remained Governor for a time before joining the US Senate.
North Carolina Delegation - United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
North Carolina Delegation - U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)