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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1744 - 1800

Thomas Mifflin (January 10, 1744 – January 20, 1800) was an American merchant, soldier, and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in a variety of roles during and after the American Revolution, several of which qualify him to be counted among the Founding Fathers. He was the first Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1790 to 1799; he was also the last President of Pennsylvania, succeeding Benjamin Franklin and serving from 1788 until 1790.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gov. Mifflin's remarks, 1817-03-30

McClure MS-1311: David McClure papers
 Box: 5, Folder: 817230
Scope and Contents Gov. Mifflin's remarks on the value of education in his address on the insurrection in Pennsylvania in 1794. Verses in praise of forefathers. Postscript to a letter.