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Wilson, James Wilson(noun)
American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)
James Wilson was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress, and was a major force in drafting the United States Constitution. A leading legal theorist, he was one of the six original justices appointed by George Washington to the Supreme Court of the United States.
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