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Kiliaen or Killian (variations include Killiaen, Kilian, Kilean) van Rensselaer may refer to:

  • Kiliaen van Rensselaer (Dutch merchant) (born before 1596), Dutch diamond merchant and first patroon of Rensselaerswyck
  • Kiliaen van Rensselaer (fourth patroon of Rensselaerswyck) (born 1663), member of the New York General Assembly and fourth patroon of Rensselaerswyck
  • Kiliaen van Rensselaer (fifth patroon of Rensselaerswyck), fifth patroon of Rensselaerswyck
  • Killian K. Van Rensselaer (1763 – 1845), member of the United States House of Representatives from New York

Kiliaen or Killian (variations include Killiaen, Kilian, Kilean) van Rensselaer may refer to:

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Killian (or Kiliaen) Van Rensselaer (June 9, 1763 – June 18, 1845) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Congress as a Representative from the state of New York. He was the cousin of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and the uncle of Solomon Van Vechten Van Rensselaer, who were also Representatives.

Van Rensselaer was born in East Greenbush, New York. He completed preparatory studies and attended Yale College, where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1784, and commenced practice in Claverack, New York. He was private secretary to General Philip Schuyler.

Van Rensselaer was elected as a Federalist to the Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh United States Congresses, serving from March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1811. Afterwards, he resumed the practice of law.

Van Rensselaer died in Albany, New York, aged 82, and was interred in a private cemetery at East Greenbush.

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