Name

Button Gwinnett

Career

Business/Commerce

Occupation 1

NA/South & Gulf region

Era

Maritime Republic (1751-1815)

Born

1735

Died

1777

Text

English-born merchant who came to Charleston in 1762; later abandoned business for a plantation in Georgia; signed Declaration of Independence as delegate from Georgia.

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Related Documents

Declaration of Independence

Record ID: 843