John Jay was born to a important family in New York city
He met many people while he went here who greatly influenced his thinking. He grew deeply interested in politics.
John Jay graduated Kings College with the highest honors
He initially searched for a way to maintain ties with Great Britain. However wanting to ensure that colonist's rights would be respected, he soon wholeheartedly supported the revolution.
John Jay Helped Benjamin Franklin end the Revolutionary war with the Treaty of Paris.
Upon returning to America Jay found Congress had elected him Secretary for foreign affairs
George Washington Appoint Jay as Supreme Court's first Chief Justice until 1795
John Jay went to Great Britain to address issues such as exports, seizures and occupation resulting in the "Jay Treaty"
Upon returning from Great Britain John Jay learned that he had been elected as governor h
John Jay died on May 17, 1829 in Bedford New York