\lˈansɪŋ], \lˈansɪŋ], \l_ˈa_n_s_ɪ_ŋ]\
Definitions of LANSING, JOHN
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(1754-1829), was a delegate from New York to the Continental Congress from 1784 to 1788. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 which framed the Constitution, but refused to sign it, and opposed its ratification. In 1790 he was appointed a Justice of the New York Supreme Court, and in 1798 became Chief Justice. From 1801 to 1814 he was Chancellor of the State.
By John Franklin Jameson