Earl - Markus Genealogy

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Daniel’s Notable Relatives

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Politicians, Government Officials, and Dignitaries

Name

William Ellery
(1727 - 1820)

William Lamb
2nd Viscount Melbourne

(1779 - 1848)

Francis Lightfoot Lee
(1734 - 1797)

Caesar Rodney.
(1728 - 1784)

George Ross
(1730 - 1779)

William Whipple, Jr.
(1730 - 1785)

Byron Raymond White
(1917 - 2002)

Office(s) Held

The only signer of the Delcaration of Independence as a representative from Rhode Island.
Clerk of the Rhode Island General Assembly.
Member, Continental Congress in 1776.
Judge of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island.

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834 - 1841)
Leader of the House of Lords (1834 - 1841)
British Home Secretary (1830 - 1834)
He was a mentor of Queen Victoria, and noted for his ability to find the political middle ground. Melbourne, Australia was named for him in 1837.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Virgnia.
Delegate to the Continental Congress (1774 - 1779)
Virginia State Senate (1778 - 1782)
Virginia House of Burgesses (1765)
He was a radical patriot, siding with Patrick Henry in opposing the Stamp Act.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware.
He was an officer of the Delaware militia during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, and President of Delaware during most of the American Revolution.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Committee of Safety and was elected to the Continental Congress. He was a colonel in the Pennsylvania militia (1775–1776), and vice-president of the first constitutional convention for Pennsylvania.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from NH.
Provincial Congress (1775)
Delegate to the Continental Congress (1776 - 1779)
Brigidier General of the New Hampshire Militia (1777)
Associate Justice of the Superior Court of New Hampshire.

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1962 - 1993)
Star football player for Colorado Buffaloes where he acquired the nickhame “Whizzer.”
U.S. Navy - Intelligence Officer during WWII, stationed in the Pacific Theater.

Relation

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