Daniel D Tompkins

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Birthday
21, 1774
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 11, 1825 (50)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1774
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 11, 1825 (50)

About

The fourth Governor of New York and sixth Vice President of the United State under President James Monroe. He notably financed the war of 1812 at his own personal expense.

Before Fame

He was on the convention that drafted New York's constitution.

Trivia

When the state legislature would not pay to mobilize the militia to help in the War of 1812, he took on loans to finance it himself.

Family Life

His grandchildren Hannah and Minthorne had streets named after them in Staten Island.

Associated With

He was the Vice President under James Monroe from 1817 to 1825.