American politician and founding father who was simply among the initial Patriots to advocate for comprehensive independence from Britain. He led presentations in Philadelphia against the Tea Action as well as the Stamp Action. He was among only five visitors to sign both Declaration of Self-reliance as well as the U.S. Constitution and he was elected towards the initial U.S. Congress in 1789. He previously nine kids with Elizabeth Meredith, though four of these passed away during infancy. Like Samuel Adams he’s a founding dad.