Jacobus Van Cortlandt was a merchant and Mayor of New York City from 1710 to 1711 and again from 1719 to 1720. For a list of the Dutch Director-Generals who governed New Amsterdam (as New York City was called when it was a Dutch-run settlement) between 1624 and 1664, see: Director-General of New Netherland. ...
Van Cortlandt purchased a parcel of land in what is now Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, New York. Jacobus' son Frederick Van Cortlandt built the Van Cortlandt House. Van Cortlandt Park is a large urban park in the Bronx, NY. It has an area of 1,146 acres (4. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ...
Jacobus' grandson, Augustus Van Cortlandt, was a City Clerk.
Information about Van Cortlandt from the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation
Categories: Year of birth missing | Year of death missing | Mayors of New York City | Van Cortlandt dynasty in New York
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