Huntington, Samuel

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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).


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