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19/04/1721 US Founding Father Roger Sherman is born

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Roger Sherman | Declaration of Independence

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Famous Founders by Professor Daniel Dreisbach

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Sherman was born in Newton, Massachusetts, into a family of farmers. After his father's death, Sherman and the rest of the family moved to New Milford in Connecticut where he eventually became town clerk. He is remembered for signing all four great state papers, which yielded him the name Founding Father of the US.
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