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Currently, William Shirley is 325 years, 9 months and 20 days old. William Shirley will celebrate 326rd birthday on a Wednesday 2nd of December 2020. Below we countdown to William Shirley upcoming birthday.
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|Born||December 2, 1694 (England)|
William Shirley’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
William Shirley was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
During the 1740s and '50s, this colonial governor presided over the Massachusetts Bay Province and played a key role in planning the Siege of Louisbourg during the third French and Indian War (also known as King George's War). Later in his political career, he served as Governor of the Bahamas.
After graduating from Pembroke College, Cambridge, he trained as a barrister at London's Inner Temple Inn of Court.
He served only briefly as North American military Commander-in-Chief; his difficulty in coordinating war efforts led to his being ousted in the late 1750s.
Born in East Sussex, England, to Elizabeth and William Shirley, he later settled in the Massachusetts colony. His marriage to Frances Barker resulted in several children, including a daughter named Anne and sons named William, Jr. and Thomas.
He and Thomas Hutchinson were both colonial governors of Massachusetts in the period preceding the Revolutionary War.