American politician who served as the initial and third Leader from the Continental Congress. Previously, he offered as the Loudspeaker from the Virginia Home of Burgesses from 1766 to 1775. He graduated in the the faculty of William and Mary and examined law at the center Temple on the Inns of Courtroom in London where he was accepted towards the club in 1743. Before Virginia begun to look for independence, he offered as King’s Lawyer (Lawyer General) from the Colony of Virginia, a post which he resigned in 1766. He was wedded to Elizabeth “Betty” Harrison, whose sibling was a signatory in the Declaration of Self-reliance. Future USA Leader George Washington was also present on the initial Continental Congress.