Penn, John

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Born: May 17, 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.

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