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BG William North

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Birth
Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Death
3 Jan 1836 (aged 80–81)
Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Burial
Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
7650663 View Source

US Senator. Served as a United States Senator from New York in 1798, and as a Member of the New York State Legislature.

US Senator. Served as a United States Senator from New York in 1798, and as a Member of the New York State Legislature.

Bio by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson


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In memory of William North, a patriot of the Revolution, reentered the Army of his country in his nineteenth year and was among the first of that generous band who in youth stepped forth in defense of her liberties and devoted their manhood to her service, as an officer he served throughout the war in various grade, till at the peace which confirmed his country's national existance, He retired to private life, whence he was called by the voice of his fellow citizens, whom he served in various civil capacities.

He was aide du camp to the Baron de Steuben Adjutant and Inspector General of the Army, commanded by Washington in the year 1778. One of the first canal commissioners, Speaker of the House of Assembly, and Senator in Congress of his adopted state. A PURE PATRIOT, A BRAVE SOLDIER, AN EXEMPLARY CITIZEN, born in Maine 1755; died in the City of New York Jan 3rd 1836


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 3 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7650663
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7650663/william-north: accessed ), memorial page for BG William North (1755–3 Jan 1836), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7650663, citing Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.