Daniel D. Tompkins (June 21, 1774 – June 11, 1825) was an American politician. He was the fifth governor of New York from 1807 to 1817, and the sixth vice president of the United States from 1817 to 1825. Born in Scarsdale, New York, Tompkins practiced law in New York City after graduating from Columbia College.
Daniel D. Tompkins, (born June 21, 1774, Scarsdale, New York, U.S.—died June 11, 1825, Staten Island, New York), sixth vice president of the United States (1817–25) in the administration of Pres. James Monroe. He previously served as governor of New York (1807–17).
Daniel D. Tompkins 1774-1825 Associate Justice of the New York Supreme Court of Judicature, 1804-1807 Daniel D. Tompkins was born in Westchester County, New York on June 21, 1774. He was educated at the Academy of North Salem where he was recognized as an exceptional scholar and a gifted essayist.
Daniel Tompkins was born June 21, 1774 in Scarsdale, then a rural area. He attended Columbia College, where he added a middle initial D. to his name to distinguish him from another student. He graduated valedictorian in 1795 and after study was admitted to the bar two years later.
But there was one who should get recognition: Daniel D. Tompkins was born on June 21, 1774 in Westchester County, New York to Johnathan Griffin Tompkins. Tompkins' selflessness personally...
Daniel D. Tompkins (1774–1825) was elected governor four times. He served in the New York State Assembly and was elected to the United States House of Representatives, but resigned before his term began to accept an appointment to associate justice of the New York State Supreme Court.
Daniel D. Tompkins was an American statesman who served as the sixth Vice President of the United States, from 1817 to 1825. Born into a farmer family, Tompkins, after graduating from the Columbia College, studied law and was admitted to the bar.
TOMPKINS, Daniel D., (brother of Caleb Tompkins), a Representative from New York and a Vice President of the United States; born in Fox Meadows (later Scarsdale), Westchester County, N.Y., June 21, 1774; completed preparatory studies; graduated from Columbia College, New York City, in 1795; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1797 and began ...
When Daniel D. Tompkins was born on 21 June 1774, in Scarsdale, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Jonathan Griffin Tompkins, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Hyatt, was 33. He married Hannah Minthorne on 20 February 1798, in Trinity Church, New York County, New York, United States.
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