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William Hooper
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Born June 17, 1742(1742-06-17)
Died October 14, 1790(1790-10-14) (aged 48)
Resting place Hillsborough, North Carolina
Occupation lawyer
Known for Signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence
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William Hooper (June 17, 1742–October 14, 1790),[1] was an American lawyer, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. Hooper was also a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.


  1. B.J. Lossing, Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence (Aledo, Tex.: WallBuilders Press, 2007), 201