Thomas Mifflin (January 10, 1744 – January 20, 1800) was an American merchant and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, a member of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, a Continental Congressman from Pennsylvania, President of the Continental Congress, and a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. He served as Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, President of the Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Council and the first Governor of Pennsylvania.
Other articles related to "thomas mifflin, mifflin":
... Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Governor Mifflin School District Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania Mifflintown, Pennsylvania Mifflinville, Pennsylvania Mifflin Cross Roads, Pennsylvania ... of Excellence Headquarters at Fort, Lee, Virginia) Mifflin Hall (dormitory at the Pennsylvania State University University Park Campus) Thomas Mifflin School, School District of Philadelphia Mifflin ... Mifflin Street, Madison WI Mifflin Street, Philadelphia PA Thomas Mifflin English Muffins, Azusa CA ...
Famous quotes containing the word thomas:
“Listen. The minstrels sing
In the departed villages. The nightingale,
Dust in the buried wood, flies on the grains of her wings
And spells on the winds of the dead his winters tale.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)