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JUNE 11, 1776:  The Continental Congress apppointed The Committee of Five to draft a Resolution  of Independence.  The five members were Thomas Jefferson,  Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and John Adams.

JUNE The Continental Congress appointed The Committee of Five to draft a Resolution of Independence. The five members were Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and John Adams.

Roger Sherman (1721-1793) was a lawyer, politician and Founding Father.  He served on th Committee of Five which drafted the Declaration of Independence and was also a representative and senator in the new republic.  He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States:  the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.

Roger Sherman was a signer of the Declaration of Independence who served as a delegate from Connecticut.

via the Jefferson Institute ---   The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a 19-th century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

via the Jefferson Institute --- The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman Born April 19, 1721  Signed all four of the early documents of the Union. Fascinating life of one of our Founding Fathers.

Roger Sherman Born April 1721 Signed all four of the early documents of the Union. Fascinating life of one of our Founding Fathers.

The Committee of Five–Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert Livingston   http://www.thefreedomkids.com/blog/declaration

9 Surprising Facts About the Declaration of Independence

The Committee of Five drafted the U. Declaration of Independence Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert R.

Roger Sherman was the only man to sign all 4 of the important Revolutionary documents: The Association of 1774, the Declaration of Independe...

Roger Sherman was the only man to sign all 4 of the important Revolutionary documents: The Association of the Declaration of Independe.

Roger Sherman Offers a Connecticut Compromise - http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/roger-sherman-offers-connecticut-compromise/

Roger Sherman was a self-made American politician, a Connecticut delegate to the second Continental Congress, and the only man to sign all four of the great American documents.

C and I Collectables NFL 15W x 12H in. Roger Sherman Seattle Seahawks Player Plaque - 1215SHERMAN

C and I Collectables NFL 15W x 12H in. Roger Sherman Seattle Seahawks Player Plaque - 1215SHERMAN

Portrait of Roger Sherman - Ralph Earl

Roger Sherman Elected to Continental Congress, Distinguished member of the Constitutional Convention, Elected US Senator for Connecticut, Congregationalist

Roger Sherman was a founding father of America who signed and drafted the Declaration of Independence and signed the U.S. Constitution. Learn more at Biography.com.

On this day in Roger Sherman, a Connecticut Patriot and member of the Committee of Five selected to draft.

The Roger Sherman Elementary PTA is a great example of how you can fundraise to form committees.

The Roger Sherman Elementary PTA is a great example of how you can fundraise to form committees.

ROGER SHERMAN Photographed from statue on the east front of the Capitol at Hartford

ROGER SHERMAN Photographed from statue on the east front of the Capitol at Hartford

Roger Sherman, Signer of the Articles of Association, Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U. S. Constitution

Roger Sherman, Signer of the Articles of Association, Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U. S. Constitution

Roger Sherman, Signer of the Articles of Association, Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.

"Let's P!ay" by keylonwhitlock ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring Roÿ Roger's, Al Duca d'Aosta, Paul Smith, Ben Sherman, Atlantis Caps, EyeBuyDirect.com, Burberry, men's fashion and menswear

"Let's P!ay" by keylonwhitlock ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring Roÿ Roger's, Al Duca d'Aosta, Paul Smith, Ben Sherman, Atlantis Caps, EyeBuyDirect.com, Burberry, men's fashion and menswear