U.S. Capitol Building
The designer was Dr. William Thornton. He was born May 20, 1759, in Tortola, British Virgin Island. He had English parents. He went to school in Scotland and studied medicine. He got a medical degree in 1784. They had a contest for who was going to design the U.S. Capitol and Dr. William Thorton won the competition.
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