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

Senator James Gunn

Life dates: 13 March 1753-30 July 1801
Place of Residence (1789): Savannah, Georgia
Occupation (1789): Planter, lawyer
Place of Birth: Elizabeth City County, Virginia
Age (March 4, 1789): 36
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: None
Marital Status (1789): Married
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: Officer, Continental Army>
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Unknown
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Moderate
Last year of continuous service in Senate: 1801
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