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The Religious Affiliation of
a non-signing delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787
George Mason 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 Virginia.
George Mason was an Episcopalian.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/mason.html#RIT0GNK79; viewed 7 December 2005):
Mason, George (1725-1792) - of Virginia. Born in Stafford County, Va., December 11, 1725. Brother of Thomson Mason; uncle of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803); granduncle of Armistead Thomson Mason; grandfather of James Murray Mason; great-granduncle of Stevens Thomson Mason (1811-1843). Member of Virginia state legislature, 1759, 1776-80, 1786-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787-88. Episcopalian. Died October 7, 1792. Interment at Gunston Hall Grounds, Near Lorton, Fairfax County, Va.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, Richmond, Va. Mason counties in Ky. and W.Va. are named for him.
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