Solomon Van Rensselaer
Solomon Van Vechten Van Rensselaer (August 6, 1774 – April 23, 1852) was an United States Representative from the state of New York, a lieutenant colonel during the War of 1812, and a postmaster. He was the son of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and nephew of Killian Van Rensselaer, who were also Representatives.
KeywordsWar of 1812, soldier, Captain, federalist, warrior, United States Army, delegate, Solomon Van Vechten Van Rensselaer, postmaster, lieutenant colonel
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 10) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)