Born in Kings County, New York, Vanderveer attended the common schools. He served as county clerk of Kings County in 1816–1821 and 1822–1837. Upon its organization, he was elected treasurer of the Brooklyn Savings Bank.
Vanderveer was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1838. He died in Brooklyn, New York, July 21, 1839. He was interred in Reformed Dutch Cemetery.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
- United States Congress. "Abraham Vanderveer (id: V000030)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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