All Founders

Below are several lists containing the names of the roughly 250 men commonly referred to as the “Founding Fathers”. Many of the individuals listed below (sometimes on more than one list) have dedicated profile pages on this site that contain short biographies and collections of their quotations.  Simply click on a name that is hyper-linked (highlighted/underlined) to visit the page for that particular Founder.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence

John Adams, Samuel Adams, Josiah Bartlett, Carter Braxton, Charles Carroll, Samuel Chase, Abraham Clark, George Clymer, William Ellery, William Floyd, Benjamin Franklin, Elbridge Gerry, Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, John Hancock, Benjamin Harrison, John Hart, Joseph Hewes, Thomas Heyward, Jr., William Hooper, Stephen Hopkins, Francis Hopkinson, Samuel Huntington, Thomas Jefferson, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lewis, Philip Livingston, Thomas Lynch, Jr., Thomas McKean, Arthur Middleton, Lewis Morris, Robert Morris, John Morton, Thomas Nelson, Jr., William Paca, Robert Treat Paine, John Penn, George Read, Caesar Rodney, George Ross, Benjamin Rush, Edward Rutledge, Roger Sherman, James Smith, Richard Stockton, Thomas Stone, George Taylor, Charles Thomson, Matthew Thornton, George Walton, William Whipple, William Williams, James Wilson, John Witherspoon, Oliver Wolcott, George Wythe

Signers of the Articles of Confederation

Andrew Adams, Cornelius Harnett, Daniel Carroll, Daniel Roberdeau, Edward Langworthy, Edward Telfair, Elbridge Gerry, Francis Dana, Francis Lewis, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Gouverneur Morris, Henry Laurens, Henry Marchant, James Duane, James Lovell, John Banister, John Collins, John Dickinson, John Hancock, John Hanson, John Harvie, John Mathews, John Penn, John Walton, John Wentworth Jr., John Williams, John Witherspoon, Jonathan Bayard Smith, Joseph Reed, Josiah Bartlett, Nathaniel Scudder, Nicholas Van Dyke, Oliver Wolcott, Richard Henry Lee, Richard Hutson, Robert Morris, Roger Sherman, Samuel Adams, Samuel Holten, Samuel Huntington, Thomas Adams, Thomas Heyward Jr., Thomas McKean, Titus Hosmer, William Clingan, William Duer, William Ellery, William Henry Drayton

Members of the Constitutional Convention

Signers of the Constitution: Abraham Baldwin, Richard Bassett, Gunning Bedford, Jr., John Blair, William Blount, David Brearly, Jacob Broom, Pierce Butler, Daniel Carroll, George Clymer, Jonathan Dayton, John Dickinson, William Few, Thomas Fitzsimons, Benjamin Franklin, Nicholas Gilman, Nathaniel Gorham, Alexander Hamilton, Jared Ingersoll, William Jackson, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, William Samuel Johnson, Rufus King, John Langdon, William Livingston, James Madison, James McHenry, Thomas Mifflin, Gouverneur Morris, Robert Morris, William Paterson, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, George Read, John Rutledge, Roger Sherman, Richard Dobbs Spaight, George Washington, Hugh Williamson, James Wilson
Non-signing Delegates: William Richardson Davie, Oliver Ellsworth, Elbridge Gerry, William Houston, John Lansing, Jr., Alexander Martin, Luther Martin, George Mason, James McClurg, John Francis Mercer, William Pierce, Edmund Randolph, Caleb Strong, George Wythe, Robert Yates

Senators of the First U.S. Congress (1789-1791)

Benjamin Hawkins, Caleb Strong, Charles Carroll, George Read, James Gunn, James Monroe, John Henry, John Langdon, John Walker, Jonathan Elmer, Joseph Stanton Jr., Oliver Ellsworth, Paine Wingate, Philemon Dickinson, Philip Schuyler, Pierce Butler, Ralph Izard, Richard Bassett, Richard Henry Lee, Robert Morris, Rufus King, Samuel Johnston, Theodore Foster, Tristram Dalton, William Few, William Grayson, William Maclay, William Paterson, William Samuel Johnson

Representatives of the First U.S. Congress (1789-1791)

Abiel Foster, Abraham Baldwin, Aedanus Burke, Alexander White, Andrew Moore, Benjamin Bourne, Benjamin Contee, Benjamin Goodhue, Benjamin Huntington, Daniel Carroll, Daniel Hiester Jr., Daniel Huger, Egbert Benson, Elbridge Gerry, Elias Boudinot, Fisher Ames, Frederick A. Muhlenberg, George Clymer, George Gale, George Leonard, George Mathews, George Partridge, George Thatcher, Henry Wynkoop, Hugh Williamson, Isaac Coles, James Jackson, James Madison Jr., James Schureman, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah Wadsworth, John Baptista Ashe, John Brown, John Hathorn, John Laurance, John Page, John Sevier, John Steele, John Vining, Jonathan Grout, Jonathan Sturges, Jonathan Trumbull, Joshua Seney, Josiah Parker, Lambert Cadwalader, Michael Jenifer Stone, Nicholas Gilman, Peter Muhlenberg, Peter Silvester, Richard Bland Lee, Roger Sherman, Samuel Griffin, Samuel Livermore, Theodore Sedgwick, Theodorick Bland, Thomas Fitzsimons, Thomas Hartley, Thomas Scott, Thomas Sinnickson, Thomas Sumter, Thomas Tudor Tucker, Timothy Bloodworth, William Branch Giles, William Floyd, William L. Smith, William Smith

Supreme Court Justices (appointed between 1789-1812)

Alfred Moore, Bushrod Washington, Gabriel Duvall, Henry Brockholst Livingston, James Iredell, James Wilson, John Blair Jr., John Jay, John Marshall, John Rutledge, John Rutledge, Joseph Story, Oliver Ellsworth, Samuel Chase, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Todd, William Cushing, William Johnson, William Paterson

Other Important Founding Fathers

Benjamin Tallmadge, Daniel Morgan, Daniel Webster, David Ramsay, Henry Knox, James Otis Jr., James Otis Sr., John Quincy Adams, Jonathan Meyhew, Joseph Warren, Nathaniel Greene, Noah Webster, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, Robert R. Livingston, Stephen Decatur, Thomas Paine

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