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Noun: Founding Father
  1. A member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
Noun: founding father
  1. A person who founds or establishes some institution
    "George Washington is the founding father of his country";
    - founder, beginner, father

Derived forms: Founding Fathers, founding fathers

Type of: conceiver, mastermind, national leader, originator, solon, statesman

Part of: Constitutional Convention

Encyclopedia: Founding Father

Founding father