Surprisingly, of the 56, only two: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. They both also served as vice president before their presidential terms—another signer, Elbridge Gerry, became a vice president but never reached the presidency.
The rest of the signers weren’t slouches, mind you, as they held various positions in government. Benjamin Franklin was among them, as was Benjamin Harrison, the father of eventual president William Henry Harrison.
Of the 56 signers only 2 would become President. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
There were two: John Adams (2nd President) and Declaration author Thomas Jefferson (3rd President).
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
The two Declaration signers who became President were John Adams (2nd US President) and Thomas Jefferson (3rd US President).(The Benjamin Harrison (V) who signed the Declaration was the father of 9th President William Henry Harrison and the great-grandfather of 23rd President Benjamin Harrison.)
thomas Jefferson wrote the declaration of independence and became president. Benjamin Franklin revised the declaration of independence
The signers were John Adams and Benjamin Harrison. Their presidential sons were John Quincy Adams and William Henry Harrison.
The signers who later became VP's were John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and Elbridge Gerry.
No signer of the US Constitution had a son who became President. Signers George Washington and John Madison later became Presidents.Two signers of the Declaration of Independence had sons who became President. John Adams (later the 2nd President) was the father of 6th President John Quincy Adams. Benjamin Harrison V was the father of William Henry Harrison, the 9th US President, who in turn was the grandfather of Benjamin's namesake, the 23rd US President.
Jefferson had many resources because he became vice president, so he had a ll the information he needed for the Declaration of Independence.
john Adams and Tomas Jefferson
No. The president office wasn't created until 1789, that's when George Washington was then appointed as the first president. The USA declaration of independence was signed in July of 1776. John Adams became president in 1797.
John Adams is the Massachusetts delegate who helped write the Declaration of Independence. Adams later became President of the United States.
2 of the signers of the US Constitution became president. They are James Madison and George Washington. George Washington was the first President of the US and James Madison was the 4th President.
it was nice he became the 3rd president and made the declaration of independence
john Adams and thomas jefferson
The signers essentially became traitors to their own Country. They could have faced death as a possible outcome and certainly prison, which was not a happy place in that era.
Benjamin Harrison V , who signed the Declaration of Independence ,had a son and great-grand-son who became US President. They were William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison , respectively.
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence with help from John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. He was ambassador to France and became the third president of the United States.
Before he became president he was a planter, lawyer, writer, philosopher, scientist, and a architect. he was the author of the declaration of independence and he became the third president of the United States in 1801.
There were five members of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence. But, Thomas Jefferson became the primary author.
It declared our independence from Britain. We became independent because of it.
he negotiated for the treaty of Paris. He became president. He signed the declaration of independence.
The fourth of July or Independence Day became a special day in 1776 , some 12 years before the US existed and had a President. However, Thomas Jefferson, who became the 3rd president , was the main author of the Declaration of Independence which created the holiday.