George Clymer of Pennsylvania was a signatory on the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. He was a leader in the disturbances that resulted from the Stamp Act and the Tea Act. Clymer was a member of the Philadelphia Committee of Safety. While in the Continental Congress from 1776 to 1777 he served on the Board of War and worked to improve provisions for the Army. Because of redistricting he only had one term in the First Federal House, 1789 to 1791. In 1791, Clymer became a federal revenue officer for Pennsylvania before the Whiskey Rebellion.
First Federal Congress 1781-1789
The Continental Congress met between 1774-1785. This was followed by the Confederation Congress, under the Articles of Confederation which existed between 1785-1789. The First United States Congress, also known as the First Federal Congress, consisted of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, which met between, March 4, 1789 and March 4, 1791.
The biographical History Mugs were created to teach and inspire individuals to learn about our diverse and interesting history. The biographies were researched and written by history enthusiast, Robert Compton. He colorized most of the historic photos and images used on the mugs, which were originally black and white or sepia-tone. The images and biographies are imprinted on mugs at his studio in rural Vermont.
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