SCOTTISH AMERICAN HALL OF FAME

Americas Founders

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Alexander Dallas
1759-1817
Lawyer, Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Bank System Reformer
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Alexander Hamilton
1755-1804
Statesman, Founding Father, First Secretary of Treasury, and Political Philosopher

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Andrew Hamilton
1676-1741
By Winning Freedom-of-the-Press Case He Set an Historic Precedent

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Patrick Henry
1736-1799
His Voice Flowed in Torrents of Sublime Eloquence

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Charles Thomson
1729-1824
Secretary of Continental Congress, Instigator for Independence

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James Wilson
1742-1798
Legal Scholar, Ironmaster, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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John Witherspoon
1723-1794
Educator, Statesman, Signer of Declaration of Independence

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Other Scottish-Americans who signed the Declaration of Independence

William Hooper (1742-1790) : He had a vision of independence

Philip Livingston (1716-1778) : Businessman who gave generously

Thomas McKean (1734-1817) : President of Continental Congress

Thomas Nelson (1738- 1789) : The Revolution cost him a fortune

George Ross (1730- 1779) : A Loyalist who changed his mind

James Smith (1719 - 1806) : Colonel of one of the first regiments

George Taylor (1716 - 1781) : Legislator, judge, and militiaman