The Religious Affiliation of
John Lansing, Jr.
a non-signing delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787
John Lansing, Jr. is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787, at which the U.S. Constitution was adopted and the United States of America was officially formed. He was one of the non-signing deleates at the Convention, meaning that he participated in the Convention but was not one of the signers of the U.S. Constitution. He was a delegate from New York.
John Lansing, Jr. was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ellsworth.html#R9M0IW34R; viewed 7 December 2005):
Lansing, John, Jr. (1754-c.1829) - of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 30, 1754. Uncle of Gerrit Yates Lansing. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1780-84, 1785-87, 1788-89; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1785; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1786-90; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1790-1801. Christian Reformed. Mysteriously disappeared in New York City, December 12, 1829, after leaving his hotel to post a letter, and was never found. Cenotaph at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
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