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William North

William North, American senator, army officer. member of commission to strengthen defenses of New York.State, 1794; member United States Senate (Federalist) from New York, May 5, 1798-August 17, 1798, voted for Alien and Sedition Acts; member of commission to report on. possibility of canal between lakes Erie and Ontario and Hudson River, 1810.

Background

  • North, William was born in 1755 in Fort Frederic, Pemaquid, Maine, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Pitson) North.

  • Membership

    Member of commission to strengthen defenses of New York.State, 1794. Member United States Senate (Federalist) from New York, May 5, 1798-August 17, 1798, voted for Alien and Sedition Acts. Member of commission to report on. possibility of canal between lakes Erie and Ontario and Hudson River, 1810.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Duane, October 14, 1787, 6 children.
    • father: John North
    • mother: Elizabeth (Pitson) North
    • spouse: Mary Duane
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    Born 1755
    Died January 3, 1836
    (aged 81)
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