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Today’s Notable U. S. Birthday

Oliver Ellsworth – 3rd Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Senator (F-CT), later became chief justice of ...
Senator (F-CT), later became chief justice of the Supreme Court (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745 – November 26, 1807) was an American lawyer and politician, a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of the United States Constitution, and the third Chief Justice of the United States. While at the Federal Convention, Ellsworth moved to strike the word National from the motion made by Edmund Randolph of Virginia. Randolph had moved successfully to call the government the National Government of United States. Ellsworth moved that the government should continue to be called the United States Government.

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