Herman Knickerbocker

U.S. Congressperson

1779 – 1855

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Who was Herman Knickerbocker?

Herman Knickerbocker was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Albany, he completed preparatory studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1803 and commenced practice in Albany. He moved to Schaghticoke and became known as "the Prince of Schaghticoke" because of his hospitality and liberality.

Knickerbocker was elected as a Federalist to the Eleventh Congress, holding office from March 4, 1809 to March 3, 1811. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1810 and served in the New York State Assembly in 1816. He was judge of Rensselaer County. He died in Williamsburg in 1855; his interment was in the Knickerbocker family cemetery, Schaghticoke.

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Born
Jul 27, 1779
Albany
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jan 30, 1855

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on July 23, 2013

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