VERPLANCK, Daniel Crommelin, (1762 - 1834)


VERPLANCK, Daniel Crommelin, (father of Gulian Crommelin Verplanck), a Representative from New York; born in New York City March 19, 1762; was educated under private tutors; was graduated from Columbia College (now Columbia University), New York City, in 1788; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New York City in 1789; also engaged in banking; elected as a Republican to the Eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Isaac Bloom; reelected to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses and served from October 17, 1803, to March 3, 1809; was not a candidate for renomination in 1808; resumed the practice of law; judge of the court of common pleas of Dutchess County 1828-1830; died at his home, “Mount Gulian,” near Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 29, 1834; interment in Trinity Church Cemetery, Fishkill, N.Y.