Nathaniel Gorham

Nathaniel Gorham (1738 - 1796)

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Hon. Nathaniel Gorham
Born in Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married in Charleston, Suffolk County, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Nov 2013
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Categories: Patriotic Service, Massachusetts, American Revolution | American Founding Fathers | Signers of the United States Constitution | Special Improvement Projects | President of the Continental Congress.

Hon. Nathaniel Gorham performed Patriotic Service in Massachusetts in the American Revolution



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
U.S. Continental Congress President
This person was a President of the US Continental Congress
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Signer of the Constitution [1] , Fourteenth President of the Continental Congress


  1. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed 8 Apr 2018), "Record of GORHAM, NATHANIEL", Ancestor # A046242.
  • 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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