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John Jay (December 23, 1745 (December 12, 1745 OS) – Mey 17, 1829) wis an American statesman, Patriot, diplomat, ane o the Foondin Faithers o the Unitit States, signer o the Treaty o Paris, an first Chief Juistice o the Unitit States (1789–95).

John Jay
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2nt Govrenor o New York
In office
Julie 1, 1795 – Juin 30, 1801
Lieutenant Stephen Van Rensselaer
Precedit bi George Clinton
Succeedit bi George Clinton
1st Chief Juistice o the Unitit States
In office
October 19, 1789 – Juin 29, 1795
Appyntit bi George Washington
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Succeedit bi John Rutledge
Unitit States Secretar o Foreign Affairs
In office
Mey 7, 1784 – Mairch 22, 1790
Appyntit bi Congress o the Confederation
Precedit bi Robert Livingston
Succeedit bi Thomas Jefferson (State)
Unitit States Meenister tae Spain
In office
September 27, 1779 – Mey 20, 1782
Appyntit bi Continental Congress
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Succeedit bi William Carmichael
6t Preses o the Continental Congress
In office
December 10, 1778 – September 28, 1779
Precedit bi Henry Laurens
Succeedit bi Samuel Huntington
Delegate tae the Seicont Continental Congress
frae New York
In office
December 7, 1778 – September 28, 1779
Precedit bi Philip Livingston
Succeedit bi Robert Livingston
In office
Mey 10, 1775 – Mey 22, 1776
Precedit bi Seat established
Succeedit bi Seat abolished
Delegate tae the First Continental Congress
frae New York
In office
September 5, 1774 – October 26, 1774
Precedit bi Seat established
Succeedit bi Seat abolished
Personal details
Born 12 December 1745(1745-12-12)
New York Ceety, New York, Breetish Americae
Dee'd 17 Mey 1829(1829-05-17) (aged 83)
Bedford, New York, U.S.
Poleetical pairty Federalist
Spoose(s) Sarah Livingston
Bairns Peter Augustus
Susan
Maria
Ann
William
Sarah Louisa
Alma mater Columbia Varsity
Religion Episcopalianism
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