Josiah Bartlett

American physician and judge, signatory of the Declaration of Independence (1729–1795)

Josiah Bartlett (November 21, 1729– May 19, 1795), was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire. He signed the Declaration of Independence. He was later Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature and governor of the state.

Josiah Bartlett
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6th Governor of New Hampshire
In office
June 5 1792 – June 5 1794
Preceded byJohn Sullivan
Succeeded byJohn Taylor Gilman
Personal details
Born(1729-11-21)November 21, 1729
Amesbury, Massachusetts
DiedMay 19, 1795(1795-05-19) (aged 65)
Kingston, New Hampshire
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Spouse(s)Mary Bartlett