(1734 – 15 October 1808) Member of the U.S. Senate, lawyer, and mentor to Martin Van Buren.
During the American Revolutionary War, he held a variety of political positions in New York, such as member of the First and Second Provincial Congresses. After the war, he was appointed judge of the court of common pleas of Columbia County, New York, and served as the regent of the University of the State of New York. He would later go on to serve in the New York State Legislature, the first and second United States Congresses, and the New York State Senate.
New York Delegation - United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
New York Delegation - United States Bill of Rights 1789