Gerry was the third child of 12He worked with his dad ad tow brothers in a family business of selling dried fish
Elbridge Gerry lead them to victory
YAAAY! We won
He was a general for the U.S Army and was nicknamed "soldiers' friend
He helped them win
He always supported the Patriots effort to Declare independence
He was fearful that the federal government would have too much power over the states. Although he opposed it he would serve in the U.S House and in Congress from 1789 – 1793
A signer of the Declaration of Independence was a Massachusetts Bay Colony delegate to the Continental Congress from 1776 – 1780 and he served a second time from 1783 – 1785. In 1787 he attended the Constitutional Convention and voted against it.