John HARING, Congress, NY (1739-1809)


HARING, John, a Delegate from New York; born in Tappan, Rockland County, N.Y., September 28, 1739; attended school in New York City; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in New York City and Rockland County; Member of the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1785-1787; judge of Orange County in 1774, 1775, and 1778-1788; member of the provincial convention of April 1775 and of the four New York Provincial Congresses 1775-1777, serving as president pro tempore of the Second and Third Provincial Congresses; served in the State senate 1781-1789; member of the council of appointment in 1781 and 1782; member of the State board of regents in 1784; member of the State convention in 1788 to consider the Federal Constitution and voted to reject it; member of the State assembly in 1806; died in Blauveltville, Rockland County, N.Y., April 1, 1809; interment in Tappan Church Cemetery, Tappan, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present