Charles Humphreys, Continental Congressman

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Charles Humphreys

Birthdate: (71)
Death: March 11, 1786 (71)
Haverford, PA, USA
Place of Burial: Havertown, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joshua Humphreys, Sr. and Sarah Humphreys
Brother of Joshua Humphreys, “Father of the American Navy"

Occupation: miller & delegate to the Continental Congress, 1774-76
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About Charles Humphreys, Continental Congressman

Charles Humphreys (September 19, 1714 – March 11, 1786) was an American miller and statesman from Haverford, Pennsylvania. He served as a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776. He voted against the Declaration of Independence, since he believed it would inevitably escalate the Revolutionary War and that conflicted with his Quaker beliefs. He withdrew from the Congress soon afterwards.

External links

   * Humphrey's biography at the U.S. Congress website

Persondata Name Humphreys, Charles Alternative names Short description Date of birth September 19, 1714 Place of birth Date of death March 11, 1786 Place of death

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September 19, 1714
March 11, 1786
Age 71
Haverford, PA, USA
Havertown, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA