Charles Thompson: A Brief Biography Of Charles Thomson

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Charles Thompson was born in the town Gortede in Ireland on November 29, 1729. His father was John Thomson who was one of the most respectable men of Ulster. Charles was a Patriot leader during the American Revolution. He was the secretary of the Continental Congress of America through 15 years of its existence. Charles died in 1824. Charles, along with John Hancock appeared on the on the first published version of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Charles was an expert in Latin and Greek. He spent twenty years translating the Septugim Bible from Greek to English after retiring from public office in
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