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Thomas McKean

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'''Thomas McKean''' (b. March. 19, 1734; d. June 24, 1817) is a [[Founding Father]] of [[United States of America|America]]. He was lawyer, a member of the Delaware Assembly, a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress, and [[Delaware]] delegate to the [[Continental Congress]] that signed the [[Declaration of Independence]]. McKean served as a colonel in the New Jersey militia during the [[American Revolution]], and was also a member of the committee that helped write the [[Articles of Confederation]]. McKean was President of Delaware, President of Congress, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, and Governor of Pennsylvania for nine years.
==Early Life==