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  • ID: I157462
  • Name: Pierre VAN CORTLANDT , Jr.
  • RELA: 14th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 AUG 1762
  • Event: Elected BET 11 MAR 1811 AND 3 MAR 1813 Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York
  • Death: 13 JUL 1848
  • Note:
    VAN CORTLANDT, Pierre, Jr., (brother of Philip Van Cortlandt), a Representative from New York; born at Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton, Westchester County, N.Y., August 29, 1762; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Queen?s College (later Rutgers College), New Brunswick, N.J., in 1783; studied law in the office of Alexander Hamilton; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice; retired from his law practice and devoted his time managing his estate in Westchester County; member of the State assembly in 1811 and 1812; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); presidential elector on the Harrison ticket in 1840; founded and was president of the Westchester County Bank at Peekskill, N.Y., from 1833 until his death there July 13, 1848; interment in Hillside Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Pierre VAN CORTLANDT b: 10 JAN 1720/21 in Cortlandt Manor, Westchester Co., NY
    Mother: Joanna LIVINGSTON b: 27 AUG 1722 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Catherine CLINTON b: 5 NOV 1770

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