On This Day in History: January 23, 

1933 – 20th Amendment of the Constitution ratified changing Inauguration Day for the President from 4 March to 20 January, 1964 – 24th Amendment of the Constitution ratified barring poll taxes for federal elections, 1968 – USS Pueblo and 83-man crew seized by North Korea in the Sea of Japan.

Founding Fathers

Biographical sketches of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence:

Connecticut:  Samuel Huntington, * Roger Sherman, William Williams and Oliver Wolcott

Delaware:  Thomas McKean, * George Read and Caesar Rodney

Georgia: Button Gwinett, Lyman Hall and George Walton

Maryland:  Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Samuel Chase, William Paca and Thomas Stone

Massachusetts:  John Adams, Samuel Adams, Elbridge Gerry, John Hancock, Robert Treat Paine

New Hampshire:  Josiah Bartlett, Matthew Thornton and William Whipple

New Jersey:  Abraham Clark, John Hart, Francis Hopkinson, Richard Stockton and John Witherspoon

New York:  William Floyd, Francis Lewis, Philip Livingston and Lewis Morris

North Carolina:  Joseph Hewes, William Hooper and John Penn

Pennsylvania:  * George Clymer, * Benjamin Franklin, * Robert Morris, John Morton, George Ross, Benjamin Rush, James Smith, George Taylor  and * James Wilson

Rhode Island:  William Ellery and Stephen Hopkins

South Carolina:  Thomas Heyward Jr., Thomas Lynch Jr., Arthur Middleton and Edward Rutledge

Virginia:  Carter Braxton, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Jefferson, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Nelson Jr. and George Wythe

* Those who signed both The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

Delegates and Signers of the Constitution:

Connecticut:  # Oliver Ellsworth, Wm. Samuel Johnson and * Roger Sherman

Delaware:  Richard Bassett, Gunning Bedford Jr., Jacob Broom, John Dickinson and *George Read

Georgia:  Abraham Baldwin, William Few, # William Houstoun, and # William L. Pierce

Maryland:  Daniel Carroll, # Luther Martin, James McHenry, # John F. Mercer and Daniel of St Thomas Jenifer

Massachusetts:  # Elbridge Gerry, Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King and # Caleb Strong

New Hampshire: Nicholas Gilman and John Langdon

New Jersey:  David Brearley, Jonathan Dayton, # William C. Houston, William Livingston and William Paterson

New York:  # John Lansing Jr., Alexander Hamilton and # Robert Yates

North Carolina:  William Blount, # William R. Davie, # Alexander Martin, Richard Dobbs Spaight and Hugh Williamson

Pennsylvania:  * George Clymer, Thomas Fitzsimons, * Benjamin Franklin, Jared Ingersoll, Thomas Mifflin, * Robert Morris, Gouverneur Morris and * James Wilson

Rhode Island: No Delegation

South Carolina:  Pierce Butler, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pickney and John Rutledge

Virginia:  John Blair, James Madison Jr., # George Mason, # James McClurg, # Edmund Randolph, Governor, George Washington and # George Wythe

Attest: William Jackson, Secretary

* Those who signed both The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

# Those who attend the Constitutional Convention but did not sign.