Philip Jeremiah SCHUYLER, Congress, NY (1768-1835)


SCHUYLER, Philip Jeremiah, (son of Philip John Schuyler), a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., January 21, 1768; received a limited schooling under private tutors; engaged in agriculture in Dutchess County; member of the State assembly in 1798; elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); was not a candidate for reelection in 1818; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in New York City February 21, 1835; interment on the Schuyler estate near Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y.; reinterment in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie.

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