John Jay

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Birthday
12, 1745
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 17, 1829 (83)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1745
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 17, 1829 (83)

About

Founding father who was the second Governor of New York from 1795 to 1801. He also served as the the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Before Fame

He primarily home schooled until attending King's College in 1760.

Trivia

He was ahead of his time, as he freed all of the New York Slaves with the 1799 Act.

Family Life

He was married to Sarah Livingston, and the couple had six children: Peter, Susan, Maria, Ann, William and Sarah Louisa.

Associated With

He was selected to the Supreme Court by President John Adams .