LEFFERTS, John, (1785 - 1829)

LEFFERTS, John, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., December 17, 1785; attended the public schools; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815); delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1821; member of the State senate 1820-1825; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., September 18, 1829; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.