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Thomas McKean
Birth: Mar. 19, 1734
New London
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1817
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Declaration of Independence Signer, Continental Congressman, 2nd Pennsylvania Governor. He was elected as a Delegate from Delaware to the Continental Congress, serving from 1774 to 1776, and from 1778 to 1781. He signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Articles of Confederation in 1777, and served as President of the Continental Congress in 1781. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, and was elected Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1799 to 1808. McKean County in Pennsylvania is named for him. He was originally interred in the burial ground of the First Presbyterian Church on Bank Street in Philadelphia. 
 
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 Parents:
  William McKean (____ - 1769)
  Letitia McKean (____ - 1742)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Armitage McKean (1756 - 1820)*
  Mary Borden McKean (1744 - 1773)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Borden McKean (1764 - 1826)*
  Thomas McKean (1779 - 1852)*
  Sophia Dorothea McKean (1783 - 1819)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 210
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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A founding father, remembered on the 239th Independence Day.
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