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  • ID: I458733
  • Name: Isaac LOW
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 APR 1735 in Piscataway, Middlesex Co., NJ
  • Death: 25 JUL 1791
  • Note:
    LOW, Isaac, a Delegate from New York; born at Raritan Landing, near New Brunswick, N.J., April 13, 1735; moved to New York City and engaged in mercantile pursuits; stamp-act commissioner for the Province of New York during the French and Indian War; Member of the Continental Congress in 1774; delegate to the Provincial Congress in 1775; was opposed to armed conflict with Great Britain and after the Declaration of Independence abandoned the patriot cause; returned to Raritan, N.J., in 1776 where he was accused of treason and imprisoned by the New Jersey Convention, but was released on the interposition of George Washington; returned to New York after the British occupation; one of the founders and president of the New York Chamber of Commerce 1775-1783; his property was confiscated in 1779 by the American authorities, and in 1783 he moved to England, where he died in Cowes, Isle of Wight, July 25, 1791.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Cornelius LOW , Jr.

    Marriage 1 Margarita CUYLER b: DEC 1738
    • Married: MAR 1760

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