Daniel Carroll

Daniel Carroll - Wikipedia

(1730-1796)



Carroll was one of only two Roman Catholics to sign the Constitution.

He was a member of a prominent Maryland family.

Carroll studied in Flanders, returning to the United States to live the life of a planter.

In 1781, Carroll was elected to the Continental Congress.

He also served in the Maryland senate.

Carroll arrived late at the Philadelphia Convention, but attended regularly once he got there.

He participated in the debates and campaigned for ratification of the Constitution in Maryland.

Carroll served in the House of Representatives and as one of the first commissioners of the District of Columbia.

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