Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative Daniel Carroll

Daniel Carroll

Print from etching by Max Rosenthal (1833-1918)

Courtesy of the NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library

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Life dates: 22 July 1730-7 May 1796
Place of Residence (1789): Georgetown, Maryland
Occupation (1789): Merchant
Place of Birth: Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Age (March 4, 1789): 68
Religion (1789): Roman Catholic
College Education: St. Omer's Academy (French Flanders)
Marital Status (1789): Widowed
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: None
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
Confederation Congress
Governor's Executive Council

Delegate to Federal Convention: Yes
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Pro
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Moderate
Last year of continuous service in Senate: 1791
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