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Abraham Also Known As Abraham Yates Yates

Continental congressman

Abraham Also Known As Abraham Yates Yates, American Continental congressman. member all New York provincial congresses and convs. of 1775-1777, president pro tem, 1775, 76; member Council of Appointment, 1777; member 1st, 2d New York councils of safety, 1777-1778; member of New York State Senate, 1778-1790; member Continental Congress (anti-federalist), 1787-1788.

Background

Yates, Abraham Also Known As Abraham Yates was born in August 1724 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Christoffel and Catelynte (Winne) Yates.

Membership

Member all New York provincial congresses and convs. of 1775-1777, president pro tem, 1775, 76. Member Council of Appointment, 1777. Member 1st, 2d New York councils of safety, 1777-1778.

Member of New York State Senate, 1778-1790. Member Continental Congress (anti-federalist), 1787-1788.

Connections

Married Antje De Ridder, 4 children.

father:
Christoffel Yates

mother:
Catelynte (Winne) Yates

spouse:
Antje De Ridder