John Jay
#503 Overall Influence

John Jay

American politician, Patriot, diplomat, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States

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John Jay was an American statesman, patriot, diplomat, Founding Father, abolitionist, negotiator, and signatory of the Treaty of Paris of 1783. He served as the second Governor of New York and the first Chief Justice of the United States . He directed U.S. foreign policy for much of the 1780s and was an important leader of the Federalist Party after the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788.

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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#23 World Rank #13 USA Rank
Law