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The Religious Affiliation of
a non-signing delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787
Luther Martin 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 Maryland.
Luther Martin was an Episcopalian.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/martin6.html#RIU0QFQ0W; viewed 7 December 2005):
Martin, Luther (1744-1826) - of Maryland. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., February 9, 1744. Brother of Lenox Martin; cousin by marriage of Joseph Cresap, James Cresap and Thomas Cresap. Maryland state attorney general, 1778-1805, 1818-20; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1784; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Episcopalian. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 10, 1826. Interment at Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y.
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