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Button Gwinnett

Button Gwinnett, British Continental congressman. member Georgia Colonial Assembly, 1769; member Georgia Assembly, 1776-1777, speaker, 1776.

Background

  • Gwinnett, Button was born in 1735 in Down Halherley, England, circa. Son of Samuel and Anne (Emes) Gwinnett.

  • Career

    • Delegate Continental Congress, 1776. Played important part in drafting 1st Ga. President State of Ga.

    Membership

    Member Georgia Colonial Assembly, 1769. Member Georgia Assembly, 1776-1777, speaker, 1776.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Bourne, April.
    • father: Samuel Gwinnett
    • mother: Anne (Emes) Gwinnett
    • spouse: Ann Bourne
    Button Gwinnett
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    Died May 16, 1777
    (aged 42)
    Nationality
    • 1765 - 1777
      president of Georgia
      Georgia

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