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History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesPennsylvania

Charles HUMPHREYS

(1714-1786)

HUMPHREYS, Charles, a Delegate from Pennsylvania; born in Haverford, Delaware County, Pa., September 19, 1714; completed preparatory studies; engaged in milling; member of the Provincial Congress 1764-1774; Member of the Continental Congress 1774-1776; voted against the Declaration of Independence as he was a Quaker and opposed to war; died in Haverford, Pa., March 11, 1786; interment in Old Haverford Meeting House Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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