Livingston, William (1723–1790)
LIVINGSTON, WILLIAM (1723–1790)
Governor William Livingston, poet, lawyer, and Revolutionary general, signed the Constitution as a New Jersey delegate to the constitutional convention of 1787. Unable to attend regularly, Livingston was not active in the debates; but he was influential in securing New Jersey's early and unanimous ratification. He was the father of Justice brockholst livingston and the guardian of young alexander hamilton.
Dennis J. Mahoney