|For the robot of the same name in Fallout 3, see Button Gwinnett. For the famous Boston brewer named after him, see Button Gwinnett. For more information on the historical character, see Button Gwinnett on Wikipedia.|
Button Gwinnett (1735 – May 19, 1777) was an English-born American political leader who was the second governor of Georgia.
Background[edit | edit source]
Button Gwinnett was born in 1735 in Gloucestershire, England to Welsh parents. In 1762 he moved to America. As a representative of Georgia to the Second Continental Congress, Gwinnett was the second of the signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence. In 1777, he was killed in a duel by a rival, Lachlan McIntosh following a dispute after a failed invasion of East Florida.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Button Gwinnett is mentioned only in Fallout 3.