DeWitt Clinton

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Noun1.DeWitt Clinton - United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)DeWitt Clinton - United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)
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General James Clinton, the brother of George Clinton, then governor of New York, and the father of De Witt Clinton, who died governor of the same State in 1827, commanded the brigade employed on this duty.
* Evidently the late De Witt Clinton, who died governor of New York in 1828.
From early childhood he could draw and he was fascinated by the architecture of the city, which would serve him well in his desire to be an illustrator, advanced first at the De Witt Clinton High School and then during a year with the New York Art Students' League.
Norm graduated from De Witt Clinton High School in Manhattan and studied pre-Law at St.