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Rufus King (1755-1827)
Unidentified artist
Oil on sheet metal, ca. 1810
New-York Historical Society
Gift of Emily H. Suydam

King represented Massachusetts at the Constitutional Convention. After moving to New York, King won a Senate seat, with Hamilton's support, beating James Duane, the Livingstons' candidate.


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King