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David Gelston

David Gelston, American Continental congressman. member of New York State Constl; member of New York State Assembly, 1777-1785, speaker, 1784-1785; member Continental Congress, 1789; member of council of appointment, 1792-1793; member of New York Senate, 1791-1794, 98, 1802.

Background

  • Gelston, David was born on July 4, 1744 in Bridgehampton, New York, United States.

  • Career

    • Delegate 2d-4th provincial congresses New York, 1775-1777. Engaged in business, New York City</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died New York City, Aug.

    Membership

    Member of New York State Constl. Member of New York State Assembly, 1777-1785, speaker, 1784-1785. Member Continental Congress, 1789.

    Member of council of appointment, 1792-1793. Member of New York Senate, 1791-1794, 98, 1802.
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    Died August 21, 1828
    (aged 84)
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