Henry Brockholst Livingston

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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).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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