The Religious Affiliation of
a non-signing delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787
William Houstoun (sometimes spelled William 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 Georgia.
William Houstoun was an Episcopalian.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/houstoun-howan.html#RIU0U3XQ5; viewed 7 December 2005):
Houstoun, William (1755-1813) - of Georgia. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., 1755. Father-in-law of Duncan Lamont Clinch. Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1784-86; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Episcopalian. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., March 17, 1813. Interment at St. Paul's Chapel, Manhattan, N.Y.
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