John Lefferts

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John Lefferts
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815
Preceded byEbenezer Sage
Succeeded byHenry Crocheron
Personal details
Born(1785-12-17)December 17, 1785
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
DiedSeptember 18, 1829(1829-09-18) (aged 43)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

John Lefferts (December 17, 1785 – September 18, 1829) was a member of the Thirteenth United States Congress as a Democratic-Republican Representative from New York. He was also a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1821 and a member of the New York State Senate from 1820 to 1825. He died in Brooklyn, New York and was interred in Greenwood Cemetery.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "John Lefferts (id: L000213)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ebenezer Sage
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st congressional district

1813–1815
with Ebenezer Sage
Succeeded by
Henry Crocheron,
George Townsend
New York State Senate
Preceded by
new district
New York State Senate
First District (Class 3)

1823–1825
Succeeded by
Joshua Smith