Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer

Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer


Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer was born in 1723 in Maryland.

Not much is known about his early years.

As an adult, he owned a large estate near Annapolis.

He supported the Revolution, serving in the Continental Congress and the Maryland state legislature.

Jenifer favored a stronger national government.

Although he did not speak often at the Philadelphia Convention, he generally supported the positions of James Madison.

Jenifer died only three years after the convention.

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