Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative Thomas Scott

Life dates: 28 February 1739-2 March 1796
Place of Residence (1789): Washington County, Pennsylvania
Occupation (1789): Lawyer
Place of Birth: Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Age (March 4, 1789): 50
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: Private Study
Marital Status (1789): Single
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: None
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
State Supreme Executive Council
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: Yes
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Pro
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Strong
Last year of continuous service in House: 1791
Additional House Service 1793-1795
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