Slaveholders among prominent Founding Fathers

Slaveholders among prominent Founding Fathers

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Slaveholders among prominent Founding Fathers
slaveholders1 non-slaveholders
Founding Father state Founding Father state
Charles Carroll Maryland John Adams Massachusetts
Samuel Chase Maryland Samuel Adams Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Pennsylvania Oliver Ellsworth Connecticut
Button Gwinnett Georgia Alexander Hamilton New York
John Hancock Massachusetts Robert Treat Paine Massachusetts
Patrick Henry Virginia Thomas Paine Pennsylvania
John Jay New York Roger Sherman Connecticut
Thomas Jefferson Virginia
Richard Henry Lee Virginia
James Madison Virginia
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney South Carolina
Benjamin Rush Pennsylvania
Edward Rutledge South Carolina
George Washington Virginia
1Held slaves at some point in time.
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