Member of New York State Assembly, 1798-1802, 18-22, 30. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from New York, 8th, 11th, 14th, 22nd congresses, 1803-1805, 09-11, 15-17, 31-33. Member of New York State Senate, 1812-1815, 40-44.
Delegate New York Constitutional Convention from Delaware County, 1821. Lieutenant governor New York, 1823-1824. Served to major general New York Militia.
Author: An Introduction to Arithmetic for the Use of Common Schools (first school book to teach decimal system of coinage), 1796.
Born March 16, 1773