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Aaron Ogden

American politician

Died when: 82 years 137 days (988 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

Aaron Ogden

Aaron Ogden (December 3, 1756 – April 19, 1839) was an American soldier, lawyer, United States Senator and the fifth Governor of New Jersey.

Ogden is perhaps best known today as the defendant in Gibbons v.Ogden which destroyed the monopoly power of steamboats on the Hudson River in 1824.


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