Benjamin Tallmadge

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Birthday
11, 1754
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 7, 1835 (81)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1754
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 7, 1835 (81)

About

American Revolutionary War hero who organized the Culper Spy Ring, which was tasked with sending General George Washington information on the British Army who, at the time, were occupying New York City.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale college in 1773

Trivia

He is one of the main characters in the AMC series Turn, which premiered in 2014.

Family Life

His son was New York City Police Commissioner Frederick A. Tallmadge.

Associated With

Famed American Revolutionary War spy Nathan Hale was his classmate at Yale.