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John Thompson Nixon

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
Death: September 29, 1889 (69)
Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jeremiah Smith Nixon and Mary Shaw Nixon
Husband of Mary Hurst Nixon
Father of Lucius Elmer Nixon; Mary Brooks; Caroline Elmer Nixon and Eleanor Graeme Griffith
Brother of James Oscar Nixon, Sr.

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About John T. Nixon, U.S. Congress

US Congressman. He graduated from Princeton College in 1841, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced the practice of law in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He was a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, (1848-50) and elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving (1859-63). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was appointed United States Judge for the District of New Jersey, in 1870, serving until his death at age 69. (bio by: [fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46568383" target="_blank John "J-Cat" Griffith)] Maintained by: Find A Grave Record added: Nov 19, 2002

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John T. Nixon, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1820
August 31, 1820
Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
1852
September 23, 1852
Age 32
1854
March 24, 1854
Age 33
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
1856
November 12, 1856
Age 36
1864
December 15, 1864
Age 44
1889
September 29, 1889
Age 69
Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
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Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States