Huntington, Samuel


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Huntington, Samuel,

1731–96, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Windham, Conn. He was a delegate (1775–84) to and president (1779–81) of the Continental Congress before serving as governor of Connecticut (1786–96).

Bibliography

See A. E. Waugh, Samuel Huntington and His Family (1968).