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The Religious Affiliation of
William C. Houston
a non-signing delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787


William C. Houston is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787, at which the U.S. Constitution was adopted and the United States of America was officially formed. He was one of the non-signing deleates at the Convention, meaning that he participated in the Convention but was not one of the signers of the U.S. Constitution. He was a delegate from New Jersey.

William C. Houston was a Presbyterian.

From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/houston.html#RIU0OWLC0; viewed 7 December 2005):

Houston, William Churchill (c.1746-1788) - of New Jersey. Born in South Carolina. Member of New Jersey state legislature, 1777-79; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1779-81, 1784-85; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Presbyterian. Died of tuberculosis, August 12, 1788. Burial location unknown.

Note that numerous sources and authoritative references have been consulted in order to ascertain the religious affiliation of the American Founding Fathers. Note that the excerpts and references mentioned on this page are not the only references used in order to identify this person's religious affiliation.

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