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GEORGE READ


Picture of George Read

1733-1798

Signer of the Declaration of Independence (Delaware), Delegate to the Constitutional Convention (Delaware)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
Quotations
References, Links, & Further Reading



Education: largely privately educated, Philadelphia Academy

Occupation: lawyer

Political Affiliation: Whig, Federalist


Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian

Summary of Religious Views:

Views on Religion & Politics:


Quotations:



References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Books

William T. Read, Life and Correspondence of George Read, J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1870 [alternate site]; reprint, Life and Correspondence of George Read

Articles

D. Terry Boughner, Jr., "George Read and the Founding of Delaware State, 1781-1798," Ph.D. dissertation, Catholic Univ., 1970

Links

READ, George, 1733-1798 (Biographical Directory of the US Congress)
A Biography of George Read 1733-1798 (Hypertext on American History)
George Read (ushistory.org: Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
George Read (National Archives -- The Founding Fathers)
George Read (Delaware)
George Read (Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution -- Center of Military History, United States Army)
George Read (Colonial Hall)
George Read (Signers of the Declaration of Independence -- National Park Service)



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