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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DeWitt Clinton was the creator of the Erie Canal, Mayor of New York City, Governor of New York State and a noted Mason.
The last sitting mayor to successfully run for their party's nomination was DeWitt Clinton in 1812, who would later lose to James Madison. 
DeWitt Clinton, who was one of just a handful of people who thought the canal was a good ideathe Erie Canal was built mostly by immigrants and opened eight years after construction began.
That's why, for instance, many comic book pioneers came from even the same high school, such as DeWitt Clinton in the Bronx, where pioneers such as Will Eisner, Stan Lee or Bill Finger, to name but a few, had been students.
The name Clinton was chosen to honor DeWitt Clinton, the sixth Governor of New York.
Located across from DeWitt Clinton Park, the building's amenities include onsite gated parking, and a new bike storage and shower facility.
DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York (reprint, 2014)
Elsewhere in 1817, DeWitt Clinton, governor of New York state, broke ground for the building of the Erie Canal.
Rodner, eds., An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia: DeWitt Clinton Poole.
Spanagel's DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York.
At his parent's insistence, he graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School and entered Columbia University with plans to study medicine.
However, DeWitt Clinton, mayor of New York City (and later governor of New York) got behind the idea, and in 1817 the people of New York voted to go ahead with the 363-mile canal.