Edward Livingston (1764–1836) was born in Cleveland County, New York, to a prominent family. He represented New York and, later, Louisiana in Congress. From 1831 to 1833, Livingston served as the U.S. secretary of state under President Andrew Jackson. Educated at Princeton University, Livingston graduated in 1781 and was admitted to the bar in 1785. He practiced law in New York City before representing New York in the 4th, 5th, and 6th Congresses. He is well known for his outspokenness. He joined Andrew Jackson and others in a vote ...

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