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John Witherspoon
John Witherspoon
John Witherspoon.
BornFebruary 5, 1723
Yester, Scotland
DiedNovember 15, 1794
Princeton, New Jersey
Scottish-born American clergyman and Founding Father. Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Member of the Continental Congress 1776-1782. President of The College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) 1768-1794. Presbyterian minister.

The repository contains one quote from John Witherspoon.

SilenceWords of Wisdom

Never rise to speak till you have something to say; and when you have said it, cease.