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FATHER: Button Gwinnett

Button Gwinnett (baptized: April 10, 1735 May 19, 1777), was second of the signatories (first signature on the left) on the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia. He was also briefly the provisional president of Georgia in 1777, and Gwinnett C[MORE]

ARTICLE: Who Signed the Declaration of Independence?

John Hancock got to sign first with his huge signature because he was the President of the Congress. It's commonly believed that John Hancock said, "There, I guess King George will be able to read that!" when he signed, referring to the King's bad vision, but there's no actual pr[MORE]

FILE: Biography for Button Gwinnett

Biography for Button Gwinnett[MORE]