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Son of Abraham H. and Susanna Yates Lansing. Born August 4, 1783 and died January 3, 1862. He held many positions of honor and trust in the city and county of Albany. He was in early life secretary to Governor Morgan Lewis, Clerk of the Assembly, and judge of probate. He represented the district on the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th Congresses of the United States. He was elected a regent of the State University to succeed ex-President Van Buren.
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