Egbert Benson (1746 - 1843)

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Birthplace: New York, NY
Death: Died
Managed by: Tammy Swingle (Tucker)
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About Egbert Benson

Egbert Benson (June 21, 1746 New York City – August 24, 1833 Jamaica, Queens County, New York) was a lawyer, jurist, politician from Upper Red Hook, New York, and a Founding Father of the United States who represented New York in the Continental Congress, Annapolis Convention, and the United States House of Representatives, and who served as a member of the New York State constitutional convention in 1788 which ratified the United States Constitution. He also served as the first Attorney General of the State of New York, Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court, and as a judge and Chief Judge on the United States Circuit Court for the Second Circuit.

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June 21, 1746
New York, NY
August 24, 1843
Age 97