Congressman

Son of John and Abigail Adams, diplomat, senator, sixth President, congressman; 1767—1848.
 
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”Light Horse Harry”; Continental Army officer, Virginia governor; 1756—1818.
 
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Constitutionalist, congressman, Secretary of State, fourth President; 1751—1836.
 
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Soldier, lawyer, politician, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; 1755—1835.
 
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Militia soldier, military tactician, Continental Army general; 1736—1802.
 
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Soldier, delegate to the Constitutional Convention, congressman, South Carolina governor, senator; 1757—1824.
 
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Lawyer and politician from Connecticut; signer of the Declaration of Independence; 1721—93.
 
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For all their talk of reason and enlightenment, Washington and the other leading Founders were more religious than they sometimes seem. Most of them had no quarrel with religion as long as it was reasonable and orderly. Washington was a member of his Anglican, later Episcopal, church vestry, and he remained a frequent churchgoer — though unlike his wife, Martha, he never became a member of his church, meaning that he did not partake of the Eucharist on communion Sundays. Washington, the perfect Freemason, considered himself enlightened in religious matters (being no bigot myself to any mode of worship), and he almost never knelt in prayer and seems never to have purchased a bible.

Gordon S. Wood
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789–1815 (2009)