CLINGAN, William, (ca. 1721 - 1790)

CLINGAN, William, a Delegate from Pennsylvania; born probably near Wagontown, West Colen Township, Chester County, Pa., ca.1721; justice of the peace, Chester County, Pa., 1757-1786; Member of the Continental Congress, 1777-1779; signer of the Articles of Confederation, 1778; president of the Chester County, Pa., courts, 1780-1786; died on May 9, 1790; interment in Upper Octorara Burial Grounds, Chester County, Pa.