Henry Brockholst Livingston
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family of American statesmen, diplomats, and jurists. Robert R. Livingston (1654–1728)
Robert R. Livingston, 1654–1728, b. Roxburghshire, Scotland, was raised in Holland and immigrated to America in 1673 after his father died.
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Livingston, Henry Brockholst(1757–1823) Supreme Court justice; born in New York City. He fought in the American Revolution before serving on the New York Supreme Court (1802–06). An outspoken opponent of federalism, he was named by President Jefferson to the U.S. Supreme Court (1806–23).
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