Few, William

Few, William,

1748–1828, political leader in the American Revolution, b. near Baltimore. He was raised in North Carolina and was involved in the Regulator movementRegulator movement,
designation for two groups, one in South Carolina, the other in North Carolina, that tried to effect governmental changes in the 1760s. In South Carolina, the Regulator movement was an organized effort by backcountry settlers to restore law and order and
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 there. He later moved to Georgia. Few participated in partisan activities in the American Revolution, served in the Continental Congress (1780–82, 1785–88), signed the Constitution, and was one of Georgia's first U.S. Senators (1789–93).
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