The Religious Affiliation of
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer
a Signer of the U.S. Constitution
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was one of the signers of the Constitution of the United States of America. He was a delegate from Maryland.
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer was an Episcopalian.
He was identified as an Episcopalian by: the Library of Congress and A Worthy Company: Brief Lives of the Framers of the United States Constitution, written by M. E. Bradford. (Source: Ian Dorion, "Table of the Religious Affiliations of American Founders", 1997).
From: Robert G. Ferris (editor), Signers of the Constitution: Historic Places Commemorating the Signing of the Constitution, published by the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service: Washington, D.C. (revised edition 1976), pages 177-178:
Jenifer was a wealthy, aristocratic bachelor who expended long years of effort on behalf of Maryland, colony and State, where he was a popular figure in political circles. Although he attended the Mount Vernon Conference, he made little impact at the Constitutional Convention.
Of Swedish and English descent, Jenifer was born in 1723...
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.
Portrait: from Robert G. Ferris (editor), Signers of the Constitution: Historic Places Commemorating the Signing of the Constitution, published by the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service: Washington, D.C. (revised edition 1976).
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