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Daniel D. Tompkins

A Great American

 
 
Daniel D. Tompkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. Daniel D. Tompkins Marker
Inscription.
Son of a revolutionary patriot
Born in Fox Meadows (Now Scarsdale) N.Y. June 21, 1774
Died in Tompkinsville, Staten Island N.Y. June 11, 1825
Governor of New York State 1807-1817 — Vice President of the United States 1817-1825
Military Commander of the Third Military District October 14, 1814
Governor Tompkins sustained the credit of the United States Government, with his personal funds, at a time when the banks of New York refused to loan to the government on its notes, without his endorsement. A graduate of Columbia College 1795. A member of the state constitutional convention 1821.
President Madison handed him the portfolio of Secretary of State, which he refused. Founder of the New York State Historical Society and Chancellor of the University of New York.
Daniel D. Tompkins held not only the office of governor of the state but was paymaster quartermaster, commissary, and general distributing agent of the State of New York and the United States.

Erected by the United States Daughters of 1812
of the State of New York
November 2, 1939

 
Erected 1939 by United States Daughters of 1812 of the State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location.
Daniel D. Tompkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. Daniel D. Tompkins Marker
40° 43.806′ N, 73° 59.239′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of E 10th Street and Stuyvesant Street, on the left when traveling east on E 10th Street. Click for map. Marker is in the west churchyard at St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 E 10th Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery (within shouting distance of this marker); Petrus Stuyvesant (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Petrus Stuyvesant (within shouting distance of this marker); Ukranian Americans World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hebrew Technical Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuyvesant – Fish House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ottendorfer Branch of the New York Public Library (about 400 feet away); Stuyvesant Polyclinic (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Daniel D. Tompkins. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Trivia:
In the 1947 movie “Miracle
Bust of Daniel D. Tompkins image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Bust of Daniel D. Tompkins
on 34th Street,” Santa Claus, portrayed by Edmund Gwenn, brags that he knows that the Vice President under John Quincy Adams was Daniel D. Tompkins. Tompkins was actually VP under James Monroe.
    — Submitted March 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.

 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Marker at St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
4. Marker at St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery
The Daniel D. Tompkins monument is located in the west churchyard at St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery, seen in the background.
Grave of Daniel D. Tompkins image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
5. Grave of Daniel D. Tompkins
Daniel D. Tompkins is buried on the east side of St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery Church.
Daniel D. Tompkins Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
6. Daniel D. Tompkins Grave Marker
Sacred
to the
memory of
Mangle Minthorne
who departed this life
on the 20th day of April 1821
aged 83 years 8 months and 6 days

Daniel D. Tompkins
1774 – 1825
aged 51 years
Governor of the State of New York
1807 – 1817
Vice President of the United States
1817 – 1825
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016.
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