Person:Stephen Van Rensselaer (1)

Stephen Van Rensselaer, III
b.1 Nov 1764 New York City
  1. Stephen Van Rensselaer, III1764 - 1839
  2. Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer1767 - 1824
  3. Elizabeth Van Rensselaer1768 - 1841
m. 6 Jun 1783
  1. Catherine Schuyler Van Rensselaer1784 - 1797
  2. Stephen Van Rensselaer1786 - 1787
  3. Stephen Van Rensselaer, IV1789 - 1868
  1. Henry Van Rensselaer1810 - 1864
Facts and Events
Name Stephen Van Rensselaer, III
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Nov 1764 New York City
Marriage 6 Jun 1783 Schuylerville, Saratoga, New York, United Statesto Margarita Schuyler
Death[1] 26 Jan 1839 New York City, New York, United States
Reference Number? Q323610?
  1. 1.0 1.1 Stephen Van Rensselaer, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

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    Stephen van Rensselaer III (November 1, 1764 – January 26, 1839) was Lieutenant Governor of New York as well as a statesman, soldier, and land-owner, the heir to one of the largest estates in the New York region at the time, which made him the tenth richest American of all time, based on the ratio of his fortune to contemporary GDP. He founded the institution which became Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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