The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Vice-President
Daniel D. Tompkins
Daniel D. Tompkins served as U.S. Vice-President from 1817-25 under Pres. Monroe.
Daniel D. Tompkins was a Presbyterian.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/tomlison-tomsen.html#R9M0JFFNZ; viewed 23 November 2005):
Tompkins, Daniel D. (1774-1825) of New York. Born in Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y., June 21, 1774. Brother of Caleb Tompkins. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1801, 1821; member of New York state assembly, 1803; state court judge in New York, 1804-07; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1805; Governor of New York, 1807-17; Vice President of the United States, 1817-25. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., June 11, 1825. Entombed at St. Mark's Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y. Tompkins County, N.Y. is named for him.
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