Oliver Ellsworth


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United States jurist and the third chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1807)

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Hall demonstrates that the Connecticut Compromise between advocates of apportioning representation in both houses of Congress by population and proponents of equal representation in both houses was not dreamt up in Philadelphia by Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth.
Professor Casto is the author of The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth (Univ.
23) For example, Oliver Ellsworth, the state's most prominent national politician, believed he had been selected by God to serve in the United States Senate.
Most notable among them were Connecticut's Oliver Ellsworth and Roger Sherman, South Carolina's Charles Pinckney, and Massachusetts's Elbridge Gerry.
The first, Oliver Ellsworth, felt the office lacked "energy, weight, and dignity.