Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. Harrison was a representative for Surry County, Virginia (1756-1758) and Charles City County (1766-1776) to the House of Burgesses. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and, during the Second Continental Congress, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Lynch, Jr., Signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born on August 5, 1749. While representing South Carolina in the Second Continental Congress, his father, Thomas Lynch Senior suffered a stroke and the SC Legislature elected Thomas Jr. to go to Congress to care for his father and to take over his duties as a delegate. In poor health himself, Thomas Jr. remained just long enough in Philadelphia to vote for independence and to sign the Declaration of Independence.