|Birth Day||November 30, 1723|
|Birth Place||Albany, NY|
|Age||296 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 25, 1790 (age 66)|
Eighteenth-century Politician. He signed the United States Constitution and served as Governor of New Jersey during the Revolutionary War era.
After graduating from Yale College in 1741, he moved to New York City to begin his study of law.
He established a New York newspaper called the Independent Reflector.
He and Supreme Court Justice william Paterson were both signers of the U.S. Constitution.