William Penn

by Quinten Harris

Why is he important to PA?

He was the founder of Pennsylvania as well as being the founder of Philadelphia

How did he acquire PA?

The king of England owed Penn's father money, but Penn's father died so he owed the debt to William Penn. The king did not have enough money to pay him, so he gave him land in America, which would later be Pennsylvania

When?

He was born in 1644, and died in 1718