Robert Livingston (1746-1813)Robert R. Livingston
- February 26
), of New York
, was a delegate to the New York state constitutional convention and a member of the committee which drafted the Declaration of Independence
, though he was recalled by his state before he could sign it. He was a candidate for governor of New York in 1798
, was U.S. Minister to France
, and negotiated the Louisiana Purchase
Livingston County, Kentucky, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, and Livingston County, New York are named for him.