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Peter Waldron Yates

Continental congressman

Peter Waldron Yates, American Continental congressman. member Committee of Correspondence, 1775, reelected but declined to serve; member of New York State Assembly, 1784-1785; member Continental Congress from New York, 1785-1787.

Background

Yates, Peter Waldron was born on August 23, 1747 in Albany, New York, United States.

Education

Studied law.

Membership

Member Committee of Correspondence, 1775, reelected but declined to serve. Member of New York State Assembly, 1784-1785. Member Continental Congress from New York, 1785-1787.