Feb 9, 2008

Born this day in 1748: Luther Martin

"Luther Martin (February 9, 1748–July 8, 1826) was a politician and one of United States' Founding Fathers, but refused to sign the Constitution because he felt it violated states' rights.
Though born in Metuchen, New Jersey, in 1748, Martin moved to Maryland after receiving his degree and taught there for three years. He then began to study the law and was admitted to the Virginia bar in 1771." Continued

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