John Winthrop

John Winthrop (12 January 1587/8 – 26 March 1649) was a wealthy English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the first major settlement in New England after Plymouth Colony. Winthrop led the first large wave of migrants from England in 1630, and served as governor for 12 of the colony's first 20 years of existence. His writings and vision o... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 12-Jan-1587

Place of Birth: England

Date of Death: 26-Mar-1649

Nationality: United States of America, England

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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