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Livingston, Edward

Born: 1764 AD
Died: 1836 AD
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.