Jonathan Dayton

U.S. Congressperson

1760 – 1824

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Who was Jonathan Dayton?

Jonathan Dayton was an American politician from the U.S. state of New Jersey. He was the youngest person to sign the United States Constitution and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as the fourth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, and later the U.S. Senate. Dayton was arrested in 1807 for treason in connection with Aaron Burr's conspiracy, he was never put on trial, but his national political career never recovered.

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Born
Oct 16, 1760
Elizabeth
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Spouses
Religion
  • Presbyterianism
  • Episcopal Church
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
Lived in
  • Elizabeth
Died
Oct 9, 1824
Elizabeth

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on July 23, 2013

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