(21 June 1746 – 24 August 1833) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress (but did not attend), and member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Benson was selected by the state legislature to join Hamilton as New York’s delegation to the Annapolis Convention of 1786. He served in the First Congress as a member of the House of Representatives and was appointed to the New York Supreme Court in 1794.
New York Delegation - United States Bill of Rights 1789
New York Delegation - United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)