VANDERVEER, Abraham, (1781 - 1839)


VANDERVEER, Abraham, a Representative from New York; born in Kings County, N.Y., in 1781; attended the common schools; county clerk of Kings County 1816-1821 and 1822-1837; upon its organization was elected treasurer of the Brooklyn Savings Bank; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); was not a candidate for renomination in 1838; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 21, 1839; interment in Reformed Dutch Cemetery.