Our Founding Fathers believed in the living God of the Bible. This is confirmed by the quotations – click links below – for eleven prominent Founders plus the observations of a notable historian.

Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation’s financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and the New York Post newspaper.

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville was a French diplomat, political scientist and historian. He was best known for his works “Democracy in America“ and “The Old Regime and the Revolution”.

Benjamin Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. He is the only Founding Father who is a signatory of all four of the major documents of the founding of the United States: the Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Alliance with France, the Treaty of Paris and the United States Constitution.

Benjamin Rush


Benjamin Rush was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a civic leader in Philadelphia, where he was a physician, politician, social reformer, humanitarian, and educator as well as the founder of Dickinson College. Rush attended the Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence.

George Washington was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America and served as the nation’s first President. In the American Revolutionary War, General Washington led Patriot forces to victory over the British. He was also President of the Constitutional Convention.

James Madison


James Madison Jr. was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

John Adams


John Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, served as the first Vice President, and as second President of the United States. He was a notable lawyer, diplomat, and leader of American independence from Great Britain.

Noah Webster


Noah Webster Jr. was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author. He has been called the “Father of American Scholarship and Education”. His blue-backed speller books taught five generations of American children how to spell and read.

Patrick Henry


Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter, and orator best known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention: “Give me liberty, or give me death!” A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786.

Samuel Adams


Samuel Adams was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson


Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he had been elected the second Vice President of the United States, serving under John Adams from 1797 to 1801.

Acknowledgment: the above profiles are taken from Wikipedia.