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Charles De Witt

Continental congressman

Charles De Witt, American Continental congressman. member colonial assembly, 1768-1776; member Provisional Congress which approved Declaration of Independence, 1775-1777, mem; member Continental Congress from New York, 1784; member of New York State Assembly, 1781, 85-86; member com.

Background

Witt, Charles De was born in 1727 in Kingston, New York, United States.

Career

Delegate to provisional convention, 1775. Editor Ulster Sentinel, several years.

Membership

Member colonial assembly, 1768-1776. Member Provisional Congress which approved Declaration of Independence, 1775-1777, mem. Member Continental Congress from New York, 1784.

Member of New York State Assembly, 1781, 85-86. Member com.