GARDENIER, Barent, (1776 - 1822)


GARDENIER, Barent, a Representative from New York; born in Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y, July 28, 1776; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1811); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1810; engaged in the practice of law in Ulster and Columbia Counties; district attorney of the first district, March 1813-April 1815; newspaper publisher; died in Kingston, N.Y., January 10, 1822; interment beneath the First Reformed Dutch Church of that city.