Richard Bassett (1745 - 1815) MP

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About Richard Bassett

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Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Served as a U.S. Senator for Delaware.

Richard Bassett was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the American Revolution, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly, as Governor of Delaware, and as U.S. Senator from Delaware.

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Senator Richard Bassett, Signer of the US Constitution's Timeline

1745
April 1745
1770
1770
Age 24
1815
1815
Age 69