Jacques-Donatien Le Ray De Chaumont

Jacques-Donatien Le Ray de Chaumont (1726–1803) was a French "Father of the American Revolution", but later an opponent of the French Revolution. His son of the same name, known also in America as James Le Ray, eventually became a United States citizen and settled in Le Ray, New York USA.

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