Livingston, William (1723–1790)

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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

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Livingston, William (1723–1790)

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