Paine, Robert Treat 1731-1814. American Revolutionary leader and jurist. A signer regarding the Declaration of Independence, he later served as a justice of the Massachusetts supreme courtroom (1790-1804).
Paine, Thomas 1737-1809. British-born US journalist and Revolutionary leader whom had written the pamphlet good sense (1776) arguing for US self-reliance from Britain. In England he published The Rights of guy (1791-1792), a defense for the French Revolution.