Fitzsimons, Thomas (1741–1811)

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An Irish-born Roman Catholic and a successful merchant, Thomas FitzSimons signed the Constitution as a Pennsylvania delegate to the constitutional convention of 1787. He spoke infrequently and always in favor of a strong national government to foster and regulate commerce. He served in the first three Congresses under the Constitution, where he supported alexander hamilton's policies.

Dennis J. Mahoney

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