WESTERLO, Rensselaer (1776-1851)

WESTERLO, RENSSELAER, a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., April 29, 1776; was graduated from Columbia College, New York City, in 1795; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); was not a candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law; died in Albany, N.Y., April 18, 1851; interment in the Albany Rural Cemetery.