He was born on January 31, 1752. Gouverneur was born in Morrisania. He was raised in a wealthy family. He also had a half-brother.
He was part of the group that wrote the final draft of the Constitution. Gouverneur and his brother also signed the decloration of independence.
I agree with the constitution strongly!
He helped George Washington in the attacks. In charge of coordinating reforms of the military with G.W. He was also part of congress. The war also split up his family.
Odd facts about Morris
I am very odd.
He talked a lot more than the rest of the congressmen. He also lost his leg in a carrige accident at the age of 32.
I am the most talkative person ever. Nobody is even close.
I can talk too. Just not as much.
He supported the constitution and was part of the committee who wrote the final draft because he agreed so much with it. He was also a federalist who wanted a strong government.
He married his housekeeper at the age of 57. She was previously accused of killing her newborn son. Theodore Rosevelt wrote a biography of Morris. He wrote 7 of the most famous words in American history, We the people of the United States. Also, he died from self surgery or an attempt.