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banker , congressman

Pierre Van Cortlandt, American congressman, banker. member of New York State Assembly, 1811-1812; member United States Ho.

Background

Cortlandt, Pierre Van was born on August 29, 1762 in Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton, New York, United States.

Education

Graduate Queen’s College (now Rutgers), New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1783. Studied law in office of Alexander Hamilton.

Membership

Member of New York State Assembly, 1811-1812. Member United States Ho.