William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution

William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution (HMHZ6)

Location: Appling, GA 30802 Columbia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.259', W 82° 24.076'

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On this site stood the home of William Few, one of Georgia`s signers of the United State Constitution. Built in 1781, the house burned in 1930.
William Few was born near Baltimore, Maryland, June 8, 1748. In 1776 he moved to Augusta, Georgia, and began to practice law. Among the positions he held during the next twenty years were the following` Lieutenant-Colonel of the Richmond County Militia during the Revolution; member of the State House of Assembly from original Richmond County; member of the Executive Council; presiding Judge of the Richmond County Court; surveyor general of Georgia; member of the Continental Congress; original trustee for establishing the University of Georgia; delegate to the convention which drafted the Federal Constitution; United States Senator; and Judge of the Superior Court of Georgia, Middle Judicial Circuit.
In 1799 Colonel Few moved to New York City, where he served as a member of the New York Assembly; State prison inspector; city alderman; United States Commissioner on loans; director of the Manhattan Bank; and president of the City Bank. Colonel Few died at the home of his son-in-law, Major Albert Chrystie, in Fishkill, New York, July 15, 1826.
HM NumberHMHZ6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number094-8
Year Placed1966
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 369994 N 3719164
Decimal Degrees33.60431667, -82.40126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.259', W 82° 24.076'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 15.54" N, 82° 24' 4.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5723-6187 Cobbham Rd, Appling GA 30802, US
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