Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 19 October 2019

Livingston, Peter Van Brughlocked

( October 1710–28 December 1792)
  • Cynthia A. Kierner


Livingston, Peter Van Brugh ( October 1710–28 December 1792), merchant and revolutionary leader, was born in Albany, New York, the son of Philip Livingston, a merchant and proprietor of Livingston Manor, and Catrina Van Brugh. The second of six brothers, Livingston spent his childhood in Albany among his predominantly Dutch relatives. He graduated from Yale College in 1731 and then embarked on a career in trade....

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription