Robert R. Livingston (chancellor), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Robert R. Livingston (chancellor)

American judge

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1746

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 26-Feb-1813

Profession: judge, lawyer, diplomat

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Robert R. Livingston (chancellor)

  • Robert Robert Livingston (November 27, 1746 (Old Style November 16) – February 26, 1813) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat from New York, and a Founding Father of the United States.
  • He was known as "The Chancellor", after the high New York state legal office he held for 25 years.
  • He was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Roger Sherman.
  • Livingston administered the Oath of Office to George Washington when he assumed the presidency in 1789.

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