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Ellery, William

Born: 1727 AD
Died: 1820 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Political Leader, Politician, Representative

1727 – William Ellery, born on the 22nd of December in Newport. He was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island.

1742 – Graduated in Harvard College at the age of 15.

1770 – He was admitted to the bar.

1776 – 1781 – Served Rhode Island as a delegate to the Continental Congress.

1776 – Was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

1785 – He had become an abolitionist.

1790 – 1820 – He was collector of the port of Newport.

1820 – Died on the 15th of February in Rhode Island.