Senator William Few – First Federal Congress


This William Few History Mug is one of a collection of the First Federal Congress members biographical mugs.  An image of William Few and a short biography are features of this history mug.

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William Few of Georgia was a signatory on the Constitution.  In 1771, Few, his father, and his brother joined the “Regulators,” a group of frontiersmen who opposed the royal governor.  His brother was hanged for this and the family farm was destroyed.  During the Revolutionary War, Few was a lieutenant colonel in the dragoons, and he served in the Georgia Provincial Congress.  He served in the Continental and Confederation Congress from 1780 to 1782 and from 1786 to 1788, and the Senate from 1789 to 1793.

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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