Robert Le Roy LIVINGSTON, Congress, NY (1778-1836)


LIVINGSTON, Robert Le Roy, a Representative from New York; born in 1778 in Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y.; was graduated from Princeton College; was commissioned first lieutenant in the Twelfth United States Infantry on January 14, 1799, and honorably discharged on June 15, 1800; elected as a Federalist to the Eleventh and Twelfth Congresses and served from March 4, 1809, until May 6, 1812, when he resigned; participated in the War of 1812 and was commissioned lieutenant colonel of the Twenty-third Infantry on May 29, 1812, and served until February 1, 1813, when he resigned; died in 1836.

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