GARDENIER, Barent, A Representative from New York; born in Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y, July 28, 1776; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1811); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1810; engaged in the practice of law in Ulster and Columbia Counties; district attorney of the first district, March 1813-April 1815; newspaper publisher; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Sixteenth Congress in 1818; died in Kingston, N.Y., January 10, 1822; interment beneath the First Reformed Dutch Church of that city.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

New-York Historical Society

New York, NY
Papers: 1808-1809, 1821. 7 letters. Finding aid in repository.

University of Virginia
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the Letters to Ebenezer Foote, 1794-1820, 29 items. Correspondents include Barent Gardenier.
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