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Rachel Chludzinski John Penn was born in Caroline County,
Virginia on May 17, 1741. John Penn was a lawyer He was eighteen when his father passed away Law Practice in Virginia, 1762; Accepted to the North Carolina Bar, 1774; Member of Continental Congress, 1775-77, 1779-80; Member of the Board of War, 1780. Accomplishments in his Lawyer Career He had access to the library of his relative Edmund Pendleton. John Penn was licensed in the state of Virginia to practice law at the age of twenty-two In 1774 he moved to Granville County, North Carolina He established a law firm and became a member of the political party. He was elected to attend the provincial Congress in 1775 and was also elected to the Continental Congress that same year He served in the Continental congress until 1777,
participating in Community work. He was one of the first people to sign
the declaration of independence (in article 1), the third signature down. He lived in North Carolina at the time, along with two other signers. John Penn passed away at the age
of 48. September 14, 1788 "Declaration of Independence." The Outernet Web Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2012. <http://www.outernetweb.com/america/truths/independence Erekson, Ole, Engraver, c1876, and Library of Congress. "John Penn." ushistory.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/signers Bibliography The End Once Upon a Time John Penn was a part of creating the First Act Of Confederation
in the Declaration of Independence John Penn supervised to make sure that the article was legal in year 1776