About John Winthrop

John Winthrop
John Winthrop 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 what is now 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.... Wikipedia
January 12, 1588, Edwardstone, Suffolk, England
March 26, 1649, Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

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