George Clymer: The First President Of America

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George Clymer was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 16, 1739. At an early age Clymer was an orphan. George 's uncle then took him and gave him a good education. Clymer was a patriot partisan and leader in the disturbances in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Tea and Stamp Act. He was also a member of the Philadelphia Council of Safety in 1773. In 1781 he was a member of the Legislature of his nature state. He was revenue officer in Pennsylvania during Whiskey Rebellion. In his retirement he got elected as first president of Philadelphia Bank, first president of the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, and vice president of the Philadelphia Agricultural Society. George represented Pennsylvania until his death when he signed.
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