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Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin, President Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of the Treasury, was born de Gallatin (January 29, 1761 – August 12, 1849) was a Genevan-American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist. He is known for being the founder of New York University and for serving in the Democratic-Republican Party at various federal elective and appointed positions across four decades. He represented Pennsylvania in the Senate and the House of Representatives before becoming the longest-tenured United States Secretary of the Treasury (May 14, 1801 - February 8, 1814) and serving as a high-ranking diplomat.
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She sank off Cape Ann on January 6, 1892.
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