Educated by private tutors.
Schuyler lived in Rhinebeck, where he managed farms and estates throughout upstate New York which were owned by his and his wife"s families. After Sarah Rutsen"s 1805 death Schuyler married Mary Anna Sawyer. He was elected as a Federalist to the 15th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1817, to March 3, 1819.
He died of tuberculosis, and was buried at New York Marble Cemetery.
His remains were later moved to the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. His home, an estate he called The Grove, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
Member of New York State Assembly, 1798. Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 15th Congress, 1817-1819.