Daniel D. Tompkins

Daniel D [ecius?] Tompkins (* 21. June 1774 in Fox Meadows (late Scarsdale), New York; 11. June 1825 in Tompkinsville) was an US-American politician and the 6. Vice-president of the USA.

Tompkins studied law and gained then experiences in the parliament and in the highest Court of Justice of the State of New York, before he was from 1807 to 1817 governor of New York. During this time it deflected an offer to occur the government of US president James Madison. Under president James Monroe was it however then from 1817 to 1825 vice-president of the USA and represented also its self-confident attitude in relation to European powers.

Tompkins died briefly after the end of its term of office, in the settlement Tompkinsville on Staten Iceland before the gates of New York town center, created by it.


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