Nicholas Fish (1758-1833) was an American Revolutionary soldier, born in New York City. A highly respected member of society, Fish served in many civic positions, including alderman, president of the New York chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Columbia College, and various committees dedicated to social improvement.
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