Colonel William Few, Jr.

Colonel William Few, Jr. (HM6IH)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.531', W 81° 57.703'

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One of Georgia's two signers of the United States Constitution. Born in Baltimore, Maryland June 18, 1748. Lieutenant Colonel, Georgia Militia during the American Revolution, 1776-1770. Representative, Georgia General Assembly 1777, 1779, 1783, 1793. Delegate, Continental Congress 1780-1788. Delegate, Constitutional Convention and Signer of the United States Constitition for Georgia, 1787. Member, Georgia Convention to ratify the United States Constitution, January 2, 1788. One of the First Two United States Senators fromGeorgia, 1780 - 1703. Trustee, University of Georgia, 1785.Delegate, New York General Assembly, 1802-1805.Inspector of New York Prisons, 1802-1810.Alderman, City of New York, 1813-1814.Director Manhattan Company, 1807-1813.President, City Bank of New York,1814-1816.President, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1820.Died in Beacon, New York, July 16, 1828.Buried at the Reformed Church of Beacon.Remains Removed and Reinterred in Augusta, Georgia, October 10, 1973.

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William Few. Jr.
1748 - 1828
Soldier · Patriot · Statesman · Banker · Humanitarian
To the loving memory of
Catherine Nicholson Few
1754 - 1844
Beloved wife of
Colonel William Few
HM NumberHM6IH
Year Placed1973
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 410643 N 3704418
Decimal Degrees33.47551667, -81.96171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.531', W 81° 57.703'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 31.86" N, 81° 57' 42.18" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 608 Reynolds St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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