Robert Troup

Robert Troup (1757 – January 14, 1832) was a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of New York. He participated in the Battles of Saratoga and was present at the surrender of British General John Burgoyne.

Robert Troup
Portrait of Judge Robert Troup
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New York
In office
December 10, 1796  April 4, 1798
Appointed byGeorge Washington
Preceded byJohn Laurance
Succeeded byJohn Sloss Hobart
Personal details
Born
Robert Troup

1757 (1757)
Elizabethtown,
Province of New Jersey,
British America
DiedJanuary 14, 1832(1832-01-14) (aged 74–75)
New York City, New York
Resting placeGreen-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
SpouseJannetje Goelet
EducationColumbia University
read law
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service Continental Army
Years of service1775–1780
RankLieutenant Colonel
UnitHearts of Oak
Battles/warsBattles of Saratoga

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