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Rep. Jeremiah Halsey Pierson

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Birthplace: Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
Death: December 12, 1855 (89)
Ramapo, Rockland County, NY, United States
Place of Burial: Ramapo, Rockland County, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Pierson and Sarah Pierson
Husband of Sarah Pierson
Father of Elizabeth Lord; Josiah Gilbert Pierson; Jeremiah Halsey Pierson; Theodore Pierson; Henry Pierson and 2 others

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About Rep. Jeremiah Halsey Pierson

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Jeremiah Halsey Pierson (September 13, 1766, Newark, New Jersey – December 12, 1855, Ramapo, Rockland County, New York) was an American politician from New York.


Life


Pierson removed with his parents to Richmond, Massachusetts, in 1772. He attended the public schools in Richmond and Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and completed preparatory studies. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced in Massachusetts.


Pierson removed to Ramapo in 1795. He practiced law and engaged in mercantile pursuits and manufacturing. He was a Justice of the Peace from 1800 to 1811. He was an associate justice of the Rockland County Court in 1808.


Pierson was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 17th United States Congress, holding office from December 3, 1821, to March 3, 1823. Afterwards he resumed his former business pursuits. He was largely instrumental in securing the construction of the Erie Railroad.


He was a delegate to the National Republican Convention at Baltimore in 1831.


He was buried at the Ramapo Cemetery.

https://archive.org/details/thomashalseyofhe00hals/page/484

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Rep. Jeremiah Halsey Pierson's Timeline

1766
September 13, 1766
Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
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1807
August 15, 1807
1807
1811
1811
1855
December 12, 1855
Age 89
Ramapo, Rockland County, NY, United States