William Malcolm

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Birthday
23, 1745
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Sep 1, 1791 (46)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1745
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Sep 1, 1791 (46)

About

Scottish war hero who was a New York City merchant and officer during the American Revolution and served as commander of Malcolm's Regiment.

Before Fame

He moved from Scotland to New York while in his twenties and worked as an import/export merchant.

Trivia

He served on New York City's Board of Aldermen in 1785 and in the New York Provincial Congress in 1786 & 1787.

Family Life

He married twice in 1765 and 1772.

Associated With

He commanded George Washington's escort when he took the oath of office as America's first President.