1731 - Born in Windham, Connecticut on the 3rd of July.
1754 - He was admitted to the bar, and moved to Norwich, Connecticut to begin practicing law.
1761 - He married Martha Devotion.
1764 - Huntington began his political career in earnest when Norwich sent him as one of their representatives to the Connecticut Assembly.
1765 - His practice and role in the assembly, Governor Fitch named him the King's attorney.
1774 - He continued to be returned to that office each year.
1775 - Huntington was an outspoken critic of the Coercive Acts of the British Parliament. As a result, the assembly elected him on October, to become one of their delegates in the Continental Congress.
1776 - On January, he took his place with Roger Sherman and Oliver Wolcott as the Connecticut delegation in Philadelphia. He voted to support, and later signed the Declaration of Independence.
1778 - He held this office continually, and for that last year he was the Chief Justice.
1785 - He was elected as Lieutenant Governor for Connecticut, serving with Governor Matthew Griswold.
1786 - He followed Griswold as Governor of Connecticut, and was reelected annually.
1788 - He presided over the Connecticut Convention that was called to ratify the United States Constitution.
1796 - Died on the 5th of January.
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