Founding Father

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a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787

a person who founds or establishes some institution

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They renewed the pledge to play their due role in the progress and prosperity of the country and make it a strong welfare state as envisioned by founding father, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
What we have on the new notes is a statue of our founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that.
In his speech commemorating Africa Day on 25 May, Al-Sisi said: "On this day, 56 years ago, the founding fathers of the OAU instilled the seeds of African unity and cooperation, laid the foundation for economic integration and continental integration, and built bridges of Africa's transition toward stability, progress, and prosperity."
Through the lens of Indian self-taught photographer Ramesh Shukla, rare portraits of late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, can now be seen for the first time at the 'Founding Fathers' exhibition.
These pioneers not only sparked the ideals of democracy 150 years before Jefferson and Adams but created the template our founding fathers used to build America.
Fifty years after meeting the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the nation, renowned Indian photographer Ramesh Shukla has opened an exhibition featuring a unique selection of historical snapshots of the two iconic founding fathers - Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
Founding Fathers Dog Treats will be available at retail locations throughout the United States beginning January 2019.
Benjamin Rush who led the Founding Fathers in calling for abolition of slavery, equal rights for women, improved medical care for injured troops, free health care for the poor, slum clearance, citywide sanitation, an end to child labor, free universal public education, humane treatment and therapy for the mentally ill, prison reform, and an end to capital punishment.
He expressed confidence that all the Pakistanis whether living in Pakistan or aboard would work together for the country's growth and development and to realize the vision of our founding fathers for making Pakistan a modern and prosperous state.
Cuba has honoured Kenya's founding father as a towering figure in the African and Caribbean liberation movement.
On this occasion we pay homage to the founding fathers and to all those laid down their lives and suffered grievously for the cause of an independent homeland .
3 (BNA): On the occasion of the UAE's 46th National Day,President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said that the leadership will stay the course laid down by the nation's founding fathers and continue to deepen the Spirit of the Union, which was motivated by the aspirations of the people.
Journalist, educator, and historian Harlow Giles Unger presents First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call to Independence, a biography of Richard Henry Lee, one of America's lesser-known yet vital founding fathers.
Dayton, OH, September 12, 2017 --( Forefathers & Founding Fathers by Michael Gorton chosen as Medalist Winner in the Historical Fiction category of the 2016 New Apple Summer E-Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
The seven Founding Fathers, whose inspiring lives are celebrated at the museum with a dedicated display.