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date: 21 January 2020

Clinton, Georgelocked

(26 July 1739–20 April 1812)
  • Ethan S. Rafuse


Clinton, George (26 July 1739–20 April 1812), soldier, governor of New York, and vice president of the United States, was born in Little Britain, New York, the son of Charles Clinton, a farmer and surveyor, and Elizabeth Denniston. After schooling with a private tutor, George left home in 1757 to serve as a steward’s mate on the ...

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