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Joseph McIlvaine

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Birthplace: Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Burlington Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
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Son of Col Joseph McIlvaine, Sr and Catherine McIlvaine
Husband of Maria McIlvaine
Father of Rt. Rev. Charles P. McIlvaine; Bowes Reed McIlvaine; Bloomfield McIlvaine; Joseph McIlvaine; Emerson McIlvaine and 4 others

Occupation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McIlvaine He was clerk of Burlington County, New Jersey 1796-1800; clerk of the county court 1800 - 1823; and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey 1804 - 1820. He was appointed judge of the Superior Court of Ne
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About Joseph McIlvaine, U.S. Senator

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Joseph McIlvaine (October 2, 1769 – August 19, 1826) was a United States Senator from New Jersey from 1823 until his death.


Early life and career


McIlvaine was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania to Col. Joseph Mcllvaine (1749–1787) and Catherine Swan. His father's sister, Mary McIlvaine (1752–1818), married Joseph Bloomfield, later Governor of New Jersey.


After pursuing an academic course and studying law, he was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1790 and commenced practice in Burlington, New Jersey in 1791.


He was clerk of Burlington County, New Jersey 1796-1800; clerk of the county court 1800 - 1823; and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey 1804 - 1820. He was appointed judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey in 1818, but declined.


He was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel L. Southard and served from November 12, 1823, until his death in Burlington, New Jersey, where he was buried at Saint Mary's Episcopal Churchyard.


Family


On September 19, 1793, McIlvaine married Maria Reed, daughter of Bowes Reed, Secretary of State of New Jersey, and niece of Joseph Reed, Continental Congressman and Governor of Pennsylvania.

They had three children:

Bowes Reed McIlvaine
Bloomfield McIlvaine (1799 – 1826)
Charles Pettit McIlvaine (1799 – 1873), Bishop of Ohio
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Joseph McIlvaine, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1769
October 2, 1769
Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania
1795
May 5, 1795
Age 25
Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, United States
1797
February 22, 1797
Age 27
1799
January 18, 1799
Age 29
Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, United States
1800
1800
Age 30
1803
June 27, 1803
Age 33
1805
April 7, 1805
Age 35
1807
July 8, 1807
Age 37
Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States
1809
June 26, 1809
Age 39
1815
January 29, 1815
Age 45