1795 – Born on December 17th in Kinderhook Landing, Columbia County, New York. American lawyer.
1817 – He studied law and was admitted to the bar.
1818 – Married to Harriet Allen.
1821 – He was the district attorney of Albany County.
1825 – He was one of the commissioners to revise the State statutes.
1827 – Became a member of the New York State Assembly.
1831 – He was one of the founders of New York University.
1833 – Appointed as Attorney General by President Andrew Jackson.
1837 – Became the principal professor in New York University.
1858 – Died on November 8th in Paris, France.