Hugh Williamson

Hugh Williamson's Death

Born (Birthday) December 5, 1735

Death Date May 22, 1819

Age of Death 83 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death New York, New York, United States

Profession Politician

The politician Hugh Williamson died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American politician who represented North Carolina at the Constitutional Convention. In Illinois and Tennessee there are counties names after him.

By chance he witnessed the famous Boston Tea party and upon arriving back in London he was summoned before the Privy Council to testify on this act of rebellion and on colonial affairs in general.

He served as a military physician and natural scientist during the American Revolution and helped avert a smallpox epidemic in South Carolina.