List of  the Founding Fathers Who Owned Slaves

List of the Founding Fathers who Owned Slaves

49 of the 64 Founding Fathers Owned Slaves

George Washington (1732 – 1799)
James Madison (1751 – 1836)
Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826)
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
Patrick Henry (1736 – 1799)
James Monroe (1758 – 1831)
John Jay (1745 – 1829)
Alexander Hamilton (1755 – 1804)
John Marshall (1755 – 1835)
Samuel Chase (1741 – 1811)
John Hancock (1737 – 1793)
Benjamin Harrison (1726 – 1791)
John Dickinson (1732 – 1808)
William Floyd (1734 – 1821)
George Mason (1725 – 1792)
Joseph Hewes (1730 – 1779
John Penn (1741-1788)
Edward Rutledge (1749 – 1800)
Thomas Heyward (1746 – 1809)
Thomas Lynch, Jr. (1749 – 1779)
Arthur Middleton (1742 – 1787)
William Paca (1740 – 1799)
Thomas Stone (1743 – 1787)
Charles Carroll (1737 – 1832)
George Wythe (1726 – 1806)
Richard Henry Lee (1732 – 1794)
Thomas Nelson, Jr. (1738 – 1789)
Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734 – 1797)
Carter Braxton (1736 – 1797)
Button Gwinnett (1735 – 1777)
Lyman Hall (1724 – 1790)
Robert Morris (1734 – 1806)
Benjamin Rush (1746 – 1813)
George Taylor (1716 – 1781)
Caesar Rodney (1728 – 1784)
George Read (1733 – 1798)
Philip Livingston (1716 – 1778)
Francis Lewis (1713 – 1802)
Lewis Morris (1726 – 1798)
Richard Stockton (1730 – 1781)
John Witherspoon (1723 – 1794)
Francis Hopkinson (1737 – 1791)
John Hart (1713 – 1779)
Abraham Clark (1726 – 1794)
Josiah Bartlett (1729 – 1795)
William Hooper (1742 – 1790)
William Whipple (1730 – 1785)
Stephen Hopkins (1707 – 1785)
Oliver Wolcott (1726 – 1797)

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