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Members

Representatives

Name

State

Ames, Fisher

Massachusetts

Ashe, John Baptista

North Carolina

Baldwin, Abraham

Georgia

Benson, Egbert

New York

Bland, Theodorick*

Virginia

Bloodworth, Timothy

North Carolina

Boudinot, Elias

New Jersey

Bourn, Benjamin

Rhode Island

Brown, John

Virginia

Burke, Aedanus

South Carolina

Cadwalader, Lambert

New Jersey

Carroll, Daniel

Maryland

Clymer, George

Pennsylvania

Coles, Isaac

Virginia

Contee, Benjamin

Maryland

Fitzsimons, Thomas

Pennsylvania

Floyd, William

New York

Foster, Abiel

New Hampshire

Gale, George

Maryland

Gerry, Elbridge

Massachusetts

Giles, William B.**

Virginia

Gilman, Nicholas

New Hampshire

Goodhue, Benjamin

Massachusetts

Griffin, Samuel

Virginia

Grout, Jonathan

Massachusetts

Hartley, Thomas

Pennsylvania

Hathorn, John

New York

Hiester, Daniel, Jr.

Pennsylvania

Huger, Daniel

South Carolina

Huntington, Benjamin

Connecticut

Jackson, James

Georgia

Laurance, John

New York

Lee, Richard Bland

Virginia

Leonard, George

Massachusetts

Livermore, Samuel

New Hampshire

Madison, James Jr.

Virginia

Mathews, George

Georgia

Moore, Andrew

Virginia

Muhlenberg, Frederick A.

Pennsylvania

Muhlenberg, Peter

Pennsylvania

Page, John

Virginia

Parker, Josiah

Virginia

Partridge, George

Massachusetts

Schureman, James

New Jersey

Scott, Thomas

Pennsylvania

Sedgwick, Theodore

Massachusetts

Seney, Joshua

Maryland

Sevier, John

North Carolina

Sherman, Roger

Connecticut

Silvester, Peter

New York

Sinnickson, Thomas

New Jersey

Smith, William

Maryland

Smith William L.

South Carolina

Steele, John

North Carolina

Stone, Michael Jenifer

Maryland

Sturges, Jonathan

Connecticut

Sumter, Thomas

South Carolina

Thatcher, George

Massachusetts

Trumbull, Jonathan

Connecticut

Tucker, Thomas Tudor

South Carolina

Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah

New York

Vining, John

Delaware

Wadsworth, Jeremiah

Connecticut

White, Alexander

Virginia

Williamson, Hugh

North Carolina

Wynkoop, Henry

Pennsylvania

*Died June 1, 1790

**took his seat on December 7, 1790 , after being elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas Bland

Senators

Name

State

Bassett, Richard

Delaware

Butler, Pierce

South Carolina

Carroll, Charles

Maryland

Dalton, Tristram

Massachusetts

Dickinson, Philemon

New Jersey

Ellsworth, Oliver

Connecticut

Elmer, Jonathan

New Jersey

Few, William

Georgia

Foster, Theodore

Rhode Island

Grayson, William*

Virginia

Gunn, James

Georgia

Hawkins, Benjamin

North Carolina

Henry, John

Maryland

Izard, Ralph

South Carolina

Johnson, William Samuel

Connecticut

Johnston, Samuel

North Carolina

King, Rufus

New York

Langdon, John

New Hampshire

Lee, Richard Henry

Virginia

Maclay, William

Pennsylvania

Monroe, James**

Virginia

Morris, Robert

Pennsylvania

Paterson, William††

New Jersey

Read, George

Delaware

Schuyler, Philip

New York

Stanton, Joseph, Jr.

Rhode Island

Strong, Caleb

Massachusetts

Walker, John***

Virginia

Wingate, Paine

New Hampshire

took his seat on December 6, 1790 , after being elected to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William Paterson

††resigned on November 13, 1790 , after being elected governor of New Jersey

*died March 12, 1790

**took his seat on Dec 6, 1790 , after being elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Grayson

***appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Grayson; served from March 31 through November 9, 1790

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