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George Read

president Continental Congress , senator

George Read, American president Continental Congress, senator. member Delaware Provincial Assembly, 1765-1777; member Delaware Legislative Council, 1776, 82-88, speaker Vice-President Delaware; member Delaware House of Representatives, 1779, 80,; member United States Senate (Federalist) from Delaware, 1789-1793.

Background

Read, George was born on September 18, 1733 in North East, Maryland, United States. Son of John and Mary (Howell) Read.

Career

General Lower Counties, Del. Delaware Provincial Assembly, 1765-1777. Delaware Legislative Council, 1776, 82-88, speaker Vice-President Del.

Delaware Ho; delegate to the United States Constl. Chief justice of Del.

Membership

Member Delaware Provincial Assembly, 1765-1777. Member Delaware Legislative Council, 1776, 82-88, speaker Vice-President Delaware. Member Delaware House of Representatives, 1779, 80.

Member United States Senate (Federalist) from Delaware, 1789-1793.

Connections

Married Gertrude (Ross) Till, January 11, 1763, 1 daughter, 4 sons including John.

father:
John Read

mother:
Mary (Howell) Read

spouse:
Gertrude