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  Alsop, John
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NameJohn Alsop
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, New York , United States
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Born 00, 1724
DiedNovember 23, 1794 (70 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedThomas Walker
Feb 21, 2008 09:09am
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InfoALSOP, John, a Delegate from New York; born in New Windsor, Orange County, N.Y., in 1724; completed preparatory studies; moved to New York City and engaged in mercantile pursuits and importing; represented New York City in the colonial legislature; one of the incorporators of the New York Hospital, serving as its governor 1770-1784; Member of the Continental Congress 1774-1776; member of a committee of one hundred appointed in 1775 by the citizens of the city to take charge of the government until a convention could be assembled; served as the eighth president of the New York Chamber of Commerce in 1784 and 1785; died in Newtown, Long Island, N.Y., November 22, 1794; interment in Trinity Church Cemetery, New York City.

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Daughter Mary Alsop King 1769-1819
Grandson John Alsop King 1788-1867
Grandson James G. King 1791-1853
Grandson Preston King 1806-1865

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