Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
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Representative Thomas Tudor Tucker

Thomas Tudor Tucker

Drawing (1805) by Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852)

Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Thomas Tudor Tucker
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Life dates:

6 June 1745-2 May 1828

Place of Residence (1789): Charleston, South Carolina
Occupation (1789): Lawyer; Doctor; Planter
Place of Birth: "The Grove", outside Port Royal, Bermuda
Age (March 4, 1789): 43
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: University of Edinburgh
Marital Status (1789): Widowed
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: Surgeon, Continental Army
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
Confederation Congress
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Anti
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Low
Last year of continuous service in House: 1792

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