Presidents of the Continental Congresses

Name

Elected

Birth and
death dates

Peyton Randolph, Va.

9/5/1774

c.17211775

Henry Middleton, S.C.

10/22/1774

17171784

Peyton Randolph, Va.

5/10/1775

c.17211775

John Hancock, Mass.

5/24/1775

17371793

Henry Laurens, S.C.

11/1/1777

17241792

John Jay, N.Y.

12/10/1778

17451829

Samuel Huntington, Conn.

9/28/1779

17311796

Thomas McKean, Del.

7/10/1781

17341817

John Hanson, Md.

11/5/1781

17151783

Elias Boudinot, N.J.

11/4/1782

17401821

Thomas Mifflin, Pa.

11/3/1783

17441800

Richard Henry Lee, Va.

11/30/1784

17321794

John Hancock, Mass.1

11/23/1785

17371793

Nathaniel Gorham, Mass.

6/6/1786

17381796

Arthur St. Clair, Pa.

2/2/1787

17341818

Cyrus Griffin, Va.

1/22/1788

17481810

  1. Resigned May 29, 1786, never having served, because of continued illness.

 

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