William Findley (or Findlay) ( - 1821):
William Findley was born in the north of Ireland and when he was young went to America, where he fought in the War of Independence. He was an able orator and soon became a noted politician and a member of Congress. He supported Thomas Jefferson and opposed the implementation of the United States constitution. His publications include a Review of the Funding System, 1794; Observations and a History of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, an account of the revolutionary war in the area where he lived and eventually died.