Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative Jeremiah Van Rensselaer

Life dates: 1740-19 February 1810
Place of Residence (1789): Albany County, New York
Occupation (1789): Landholder; Surveyor
Place of Birth: "Rensselaerwyck", Albany County, New York
Age (March 4, 1789): 49
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: None
Marital Status (1789): Single
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: Officer, Continental Army
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Anti
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Low
Last year of continuous service in House: 1791
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