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William North

senator , army officer

William North, American senator, army officer. member of commission to strengthen defenses of New York.State, 1794; member United States Senate (Federalist) from New York, May 5, 1798-August 17, 1798, voted for Alien and Sedition Acts; member of commission to report on. possibility of canal between lakes Erie and Ontario and Hudson River, 1810.

Background

North, William was born in 1755 in Fort Frederic, Pemaquid, Maine, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Pitson) North.

Membership

Member of commission to strengthen defenses of New York.State, 1794. Member United States Senate (Federalist) from New York, May 5, 1798-August 17, 1798, voted for Alien and Sedition Acts. Member of commission to report on. possibility of canal between lakes Erie and Ontario and Hudson River, 1810.

Connections

Married Mary Duane, October 14, 1787, 6 children.

father:
John North

mother:
Elizabeth (Pitson) North

spouse:
Mary Duane