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Benjamin Harrison V

Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726-April 24, 1791) was a signer of the American Declaration of Independence. He represented Virginia in the Continental Congress from 1774-1777. He served as Governor of Virginia for three terms, beginning in 1785. He was the father of President William Henry Harrison and the great-grandfather of President Benjamin Harrison.

He lived all his life at Berkeley Plantation, the Harrison family home in Virginia, as did his son President William Henry Harrison.



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