Full Name: Robert Robert Livingston (not a mistake) who was known as "The Chancellor"
Profession: Founding Father of the United States
Biography: A member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Roger Sherman.
Post independence he served as the 1st Chancellor of New York for 24 years between 1777 and 1801 and as the 1st United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1781-83).
Livingston also later became the US Minister to France from 1801 to 1804.
- 1770-09-09 Founding Father of America Robert R. Livingston (23) weds John Steven's daughter Mary Stevens
- 1776-06-11 Continental Congress creates committee to draft a Declaration of Independence with Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston as members