Carroll, Daniel (1730–1796), an American Revolutionary patriot. He was one of the signers of the United States Constitution. From 1781 to 1784 he was a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787, and was a senator from Maryland to the First Congress of the United States (1789–91). Carroll was born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. His brother was John Carroll; Charles Carroll was his cousin.
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