1955 - Born on the 3rd of August in Exeter, New Hampshire. He received his education in local schools and worked at his father's general store.
1775 - He represented his community in drafting the first state constitution.
1776 - In November, a committee of the state legislature appointed him to serve as adjutant, or administrative officer, of the 3d New Hampshire Regiment.
1786-1788 - New Hampshire delegate to Continental Congress.
1789-1797 - He was the representative from New Hampshire.
1805-1814 - He became the senator from New Hampshire.
1814 - He died on the 2nd of May at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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