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CLINTON, George

1771–1809

Biography

CLINTON, George, (nephew of George Clinton [1739–1812], brother of De Witt Clinton, and half brother of James Graham Clinton), a Representative from New York; born in New York City June 6, 1771; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1801; member of the State assembly 1804 and 1805; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses to fill the vacancies caused by the resignation of Samuel L. Mitchill (who had been reelected to the Ninth Congress); reelected to the Tenth Congress and served from February 14, 1805, to March 3, 1809; died in New York City September 16, 1809.

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Clinton Family Papers, 1776-1806, 0.4 linear foot. Persons represented include George Clinton. A finding aid is available in the library. The collection also is available on microfilm.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Herring, Elbert. An oration on the death of George Clinton, late Vice-President of the United States of America: Delivered before the George Clinton Society, on the 20th of May, 1812. New York: Printed by Pelsue and Gould, No. 3, New-street, [1812].

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