American politician (1742-1790)
William Hooper (June 17, 1742–October 14, 1790), 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.
|Died||October 14, 1790 (aged 48)|
|Resting place||Hillsborough, North Carolina|
|Known for||Signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence|
- ↑ B.J. Lossing, Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence (Aledo, Tex.: WallBuilders Press, 2007), 201