Aaron Burr The 3rd Vice President of USA

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3rd  (Mar 04, 1801 - Mar 04, 1805)
Age at start:  45 years 28 days
Age:  80 years 7 months 9 days
Height: 5'6", 168 cm
Born: Feb 06, 1756
Born place: Newark, New York
Net worth: 15 Millions
Death date:  September 14, 1836
Lawyer, Millitary Officer
Princeton (AB)

Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 - September 14, 1836) was an American politician and lawyer. He served as the third vice president of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson's first term from 1801 to 1805. Burr's legacy is defined by his famous personal conflict with Alexander Hamilton that culminated in Burr killing Hamilton in the famous Burr-Hamilton duel in 1804.
Burr was born to a prominent family in New Jersey. After studying theology at Princeton, he began his career as a lawyer before joining the Continental Army as an officer in the American Revolutionary War in 1775. After leaving the service in 1779, Burr practiced law in New York City, where he became a leading politician and helped form the new Jeffersonian Democratic-Republican party. As a New York Assemblyman in 1785, Burr supported a bill to end slavery, despite having owned slaves himself. ... read more on
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