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Livingston, Edward

Born: 1764 AD
Died: 1836 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Mayors, Politician


1764 - Born on May 26th in Clermont, Columbia County, New York. A brilliant American jurist and legal reformer.

1781-1785 - He graduated at Princeton College and was admitted to the bar.

1788 - Married his first wife, Mary McEvers, on the 10th of April.

1795 - He was a Republican representative in Congress.

1801 - Livingston was appointed as the United States district-attorney for the state of New York, and while retaining that position was in the same year appointed mayor of New York City.

1805 - He married Madame Louise Moreau de Lassy.

1814-1815 - He acted as adviser and volunteer aide-de-camp to General Jackson, who was his personal friend.

1823-1833 - Livingston was again a representative in Congress, a Senator and the Secretary of State under President Jackson.

         - The United States Ambassador to France.

1836 - Died on May 23rd in Montgomery Place, New York.


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