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Low, Isaac (13 April 1735–25 July 1791), merchant, early revolutionary leader, and later prominent Loyalist, was born near New Brunswick, New Jersey, the son of Cornelius Low, Jr., and Johanna Gouverneur (occupations unknown). Little can be ascertained about his early years. Low established himself as a merchant in New York City, rising to both fortune and political prominence. He became well enough off to marry Margarita Cuyler, daughter of the mayor of Albany, New York, in 1760. They had one child. Low was a founding member of the New York City Chamber of Commerce and became its president during the revolutionary war....