Nathaniel  Gorham

Nathaniel Gorham (1738 - 1796)

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Hon. Nathaniel Gorham
Born in Charlestown, Boston, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married in Charleston, Suffolk County, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Event years 1773-1789.
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Preceded by
13th President
John Hancock III
Nathaniel Gorham
14th President
of the Continental Congress
6 Jun 1786 - 2 Feb 1787
Succeeded by
15th President
Arthur St Clair



Signer of the Constitution, Fourteenth President of the Continental Congress


  • Middlesex Gazette (Middletown, Connecticut, Friday, June 24, 1796) Vol. XI Issue: 553.
  • Page 3: "Died. At Charlestown, (Mass.) of an Apoplectic fit, the Hon. Nathaniel Gorham, Esq. AEt. 59. He was apparently well, and attended at Lecture the Evening preceding."



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