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Penn, John

Born: 1741 AD
Died: 1788 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1741 – Born near Port Royal in Caroline County, Virginia on the 17th of May.

1762 – He became a lawyer in Virginia.

1774 – Moved to near Williamsboro in Granville County, North Carolina where he also practiced law.

1763 – On the 28th of July, he married Susannah Lyne.

1775 – He was elected to the North Carolina Provincial Congress and elected by that body to the Continental Congress.

1777 – He was one of the North Carolina signers of the Articles of Confederation.

1780 – He also served on the Board of War, when he retired to the practice of law.

1788 – Died on the 14th of September.