Thomas Mifflin

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Thomas Mifflin was the third President of the United States of America, holding office from November 3, 1783 to November 29, 1784 under the Articles of Confederation. He was preceeded in office by Elias Boudinot and succeeded by Richard Henry Lee.

Biographical Facts

  • Born January 10, 1744 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Died January 20, 1800 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Buried in Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Other Political Offices

  • Member of the Colonial Legislature (1772 - 1774)
  • Member of the Continental Congress (1774 - 1775, 1782 - 1784)
  • Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1785 - 1788)
  • Delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention (1787)
  • President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvnia (October 1788 - October 1790)
  • President of the State Constitutional Convention (1790)
  • Governor of Pennsylvania (1790 - 1799)
  • Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1799 - 1800)
  • Signer of the United States Constitution