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GILBERT, Ezekiel

1756–1841

Biography

GILBERT, Ezekiel, a Representative from New York; born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., March 25, 1756; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Yale College in 1778; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Hudson, N.Y.; member of the State assembly in 1789 and 1790; elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Third Congress and reelected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1797); resumed the practice of law; again a member of the State assembly in 1800 and 1801; clerk of Columbia County 1813-1815; died in Hudson, N.Y., July 17, 1841.

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

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Peter Van Schaack Papers, 1776-1841, 53 items. Correspondents include Ezekiel Gilbert.
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