The Religious Affiliation of
a non-signing delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787
Caleb Strong 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 Massachusetts.
Caleb Strong later served as a U.S. Senator in the First Federal Congress (1789-1791).
Caleb Strong was an Congregationalist.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/strong.html#R9M0JEB1Z; viewed 7 December 2005):
Strong, Caleb (1745-1819) - of Massachusetts. Born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., January 9, 1745. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1776; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1780; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1789-96; Governor of Massachusetts, 1800-07, 1812-16. Congregationalist. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died November 7, 1819. Interment at Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Mass.
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