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Philip Van Cortlandt
Date: 1749 - 1831
Remarks: Philip Van Cortlandt was the eldest son of Pierre Van Cortlandt and Joanna (Livingston) Van Cortlandt. He fought in the Revolutionary War after beigng commissioned as a lieutenant colonel in the Fourth New York Regiment. Lt. Col Van Cortlandt, participated in several major enagagements, and rose to the rank of brigadier general. After the the war he served in the New york assembly , and state assembly. He later became a U.S. House of Representatives.