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List of Members of (Representatives to) the Continental Congress:
Continental Congress


The Second (2nd) Continental Congress adjourned in 1781, but the colonies continued to meet in Congress until 1789 when the United States Constitution took effect and the Unites States Congress began holding sessions.


Seats of the Continental Congress:

1st Continental Congress:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: September 5, 1774 - October 26, 1774


2nd Continental Congress:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: May 10, 1775 - December 12, 1776
Baltimore, Maryland: December 20, 1776 - March 4, 1777
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: March 5, 1777 - September 18, 1777
Lancaster, Pennsylvania: September 27, 1777
York, Pennsylvania: September 30, 1777 - June 27, 1778
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: July 2, 1778 - June 21, 1783




Presidents of the Continental Congress:
Peyton Randolph (VA): Elected Sept. 5, 1774
Henry Middleton (SC): Elected Oct. 22, 1774
Peyton Randolph (VA): Elected May 10, 1775
John Hancock (MA): Elected May 24, 1775
Henry Laurens (SC): Elected Nov. 1, 1777
John Jay (NY): Elected Dec. 10, 1778
Samuel Huntington (CT): Elected Sept. 28, 1779
Thomas McKean (DE): Elected July 10, 1781
John Hanson (MD): Elected Nov. 5, 1781
Elias Boudinot (NJ): Elected Nov. 4, 1782
Thomas Mifflin (PA): Elected Nov. 3, 1783
Richard Henry Lee (VA): Elected Nov. 30, 1784
John Hancock (MA): Elected Nov. 23, 1785 (did not serve)
Nathaniel Gorham (MA): Elected June 6, 1786
Arthur St. Clair (PA): Elected Feb. 2, 1787
Cyrus Griffin (VA): Elected Jan. 22, 1788


By Year:
1774
1775
1776
1777
1778
1779
1780
1781
1782
1783
1784
1785
1786
1787
1788-1789
By Colony:
Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Virginia







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