• Born date: 1740-05-02
  • Born in: Pennsylvania
  • Death date: 1821-10-24
  • Death in: Burlington, New Jersey
Elias Boudinot

Elias Boudinot (/ɨˈlaɪəs buːˈdɪnɒt/ ee-LY-əs boo-DIN-ot; May 2, 1740 – October 24, 1821) was a lawyer and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey who was a delegate to the Continental Congress (more accurately referred to as the Congress of the Confederation) and served as President of Congress from 1782 to 1783. He was elected as a U.S. Congressman for New Jersey following the American Revolutionary War.

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