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Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck (November 7, 1873 - September 2, 1944) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Bethlehemmarker, Albany County, he was educated in the common schools in Normansville, at The Albany Academy, and at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institutemarker. He engaged in civil and signal engineering for fifteen years and was a signal engineer of the New York Central Lines. He was chief engineer of the Federal Railway Signal Co. in 1903 and was later its vice president and general manager. He served seven years in the Third Signal Corps, Third Brigade, National Guard of New York, and was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress, holding office from March 4, 1913 to March 3, 1915. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress, and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1920. Ten Eyck was elected to the Sixty-seventh Congress, holding office from March 4, 1921 to March 3, 1923; he declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1922 and engaged in agricultural pursuits near Albanymarker. He died at his summer residence at Altamontmarker in 1944; interment was in the Rural Cemetery, Albany.


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