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Pierre Van Cortlandt

Pierre Van Cortlandt, American congressman, banker. member of New York State Assembly, 1811-1812; member United States Ho.

Background

  • Cortlandt, Pierre Van was born on August 29, 1762 in Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton, New York, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate Queen’s College (now Rutgers), New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1783. Studied law in office of Alexander Hamilton.

    Membership

    Member of New York State Assembly, 1811-1812. Member United States Ho.
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    Born August 29, 1762
    Died July 13, 1848
    (aged 85)
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