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Edward Telfair

Edward Telfair, governor of Georgia, Continental congressman. member original Ga; member Continental Congress, 1777-1779, 80-83, ratified and signed Articles of Confederation, declined to serve again, 1785; member Ga; member Ga.

Background

  • Telfair, Edward was born in 1735 in “Town Head”, Scotland, circa.

  • Career

    • Delegate to Provincial Congress at Savannah, Ga. Assistant commander.

    Membership

    Member original Ga; member Continental Congress, 1777-1779, 80-83, ratified and signed Articles of Confederation, declined to serve again, 1785. Member Ga; member Ga.
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    Born 1735
    Died September 17, 1807
    (aged 72)
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