Welsh-Americans who shaped history.
Served as vice president under George Washington and one term as US president.
Drafted the Declaration of Independence and served two terms as US president.
Robert E. Lee
West Point graduate and Confederate General who surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, ending the Civil War.
Served two terms as US president during the Civil War. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation and was assassinated five days after the war ended.
The fourth US president, Madison served two terms and helped develop the US Constitution.
The only US president to resign, Nixon served as vice president under Eisenhower and for two terms as president.
Lawyer, orator, statesman, and secretary of state under Millard Fillmore.
Frank Lloyd Wright
World-renowned architect who designed and built 400 buildings over his lifetime. Known for his "prairie style" designs.
Earned his fortune working for the East India Company and shared some of it with Connecticut College, which was renamed Yale University in his honor.
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