Daniel D. Tompkins

Daniel D. Tompkins (HMRLM)

Location: New York, NY 10003 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 43.806', W 73° 59.239'

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A Great American

Son of a revolutionary patriot
Born in Fox Meadows (Now Scarsdale) N.Y. June 21, 1774
Died in Tompkinsville, Staten Island N.Y. June 11, 1825
Governor of New York State 1807-1817 — Vice President of the United States 1817-1825
Military Commander of the Third Military District October 14, 1814
Governor Tompkins sustained the credit of the United States Government, with his personal funds, at a time when the banks of New York refused to loan to the government on its notes, without his endorsement. A graduate of Columbia College 1795. A member of the state constitutional convention 1821.
President Madison handed him the portfolio of Secretary of State, which he refused. Founder of the New York State Historical Society and Chancellor of the University of New York.
Daniel D. Tompkins held not only the office of governor of the state but was paymaster quartermaster, commissary, and general distributing agent of the State of New York and the United States.

Erected by The United States Daughters of 1812
of the State of New York
November 2, 1939
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HM NumberHMRLM
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Year Placed1939
Placed ByUnited States Daughters of 1812 of the State of New York
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 9:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585515 N 4509289
Decimal Degrees40.73010000, -73.98731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.806', W 73° 59.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 48.36" N, 73° 59' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 917, 347, 718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 137-199 E 10th St, New York NY 10003, US
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