Elias Boudinot

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Elias Boudinot was the second President of the United States of America, holding office from November 4, 1782 to November 2, 1783 under the Articles of Confederation. He was preceeded in office by John Hanson and succeeded by Thomas Mifflin.

Biographical Facts

  • Born May 2, 1740, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Died October 24, 1821, Burlington, New Jersey
  • Buried in St. Mary's Protestant Episcopal Church Cemetery, West Broad Street, Burlington, New Jersey
  • Wife: Hannah Stockton
  • Children: Susan Boudinot

Other Political Offices

  • Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey (1777 - 1778, 1781 - 1784)
  • United States Representative from New Jersey (1789 - 1795)
  • Director of the United States Mint (October 1795 - July 1805)