William Harrison, Jr. – Continental Congressman – Maryland


William Harrison, Jr. (c. 1750 – July 21, 1789) was an American planter from Charles County, Maryland. He was a delegate for Maryland in the Continental Congress of 1786 and 1787.

Harrison was an active revolutionary in Charles County. He served in the local militia, and as a representative in 1775 to the state’s revolutionary assembly, the Annapolis Convention. In 1778 he was named as a Justice of the Peace for Charles County, and reappointed regularly until 1785.


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