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Aaron Kitchell (July 10, 1744 – June 25, 1820) was a blacksmith and politician from Hanover Township, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in both the United States House of Representatives and the Se...

2/27/2009 11/13/2021

George Vail MP (1809 - 1875)

Vail (July 21, 1809 – May 23, 1875) was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 4th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1853 to 1857. ...

12/12/2015 6/24/2021

Dr John Manners (1786 - 1853)

Manners (April 8, 1786 – June 24, 1853) was an American physician, lawyer, and politician who served as President of the New Jersey Senate.

5/1/2015 7/17/2020

page 63Biographical Directory of the United States CongressCOOPER, Richard Matlack, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Gloucester County, N.J., February 29, 1768; completed a preparatory course ...

6/25/2018 5/17/2020

Daniel Thew MP (bef.1767 - 1811)

Daniel Thew was a lawyer in Rockland County, NY. He married Elizabeth Burnett, daughter of Dr. William Burnet, Surgeon and Chief Physician of Continental Army and sister of Jacob Burnet, U.S. Senator ,...

1/30/2020 4/20/2020

Elias B. D. Ogden (1800 - 1865)

B. Dayton Ogden (May 22, 1800 - February 24, 1865) was an American attorney and jurist who served three terms as an associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court from 1848 until his death in 1865. ...

11/22/2010 3/22/2020

NJ State Senator Frank W. Durand (1895 - 1978)

"Franklin"

was one of the Presidents of the New Jersey Senate** Assemblyman Frank Durand Spring Lake Gazette (Spring Lake, New Jersey) 22 Oct 1931 , Thu Page 1* Senator Frank Durand The Daily Record (Long Branch,...

1/16/2020 1/22/2020

Voorhees represented Union County in the New Jersey Senate from 1895 to 1898. As President of the Senate, he became acting governor briefly in 1898 when John W. Griggs resigned to become the Attorney G...

8/31/2019 8/31/2019

Chris Smith, U.S. Congress MP

Virginia, United States

Henry Smith, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Rahway, Union County, N.J., March 4, 1953; graduated from St. Mary’s High School, Perth Amboy, N.J., 1971; B.S., Trenton State College, Ewing, N.J...

9/6/2014 12/19/2017

William Cowper Alexander (1806 - 1874)

Cowper Alexander (May 20, 1806 – August 23, 1874) was an American lawyer, politician, and insurance executive. He served as President of the New Jersey State Senate and as President of the Equitable Li...

8/19/2014 8/27/2017

Judge William Griffith (1766 - 1826)

Griffith (1766 – June 7, 1826) was a United States federal judge.Born in Bound Brook, New Jersey, Griffith read law to enter the bar in 1788. He was in private practice in Burlington, New Jersey from 1...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

US Congressman. Elected to represent New Jersey's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1813 to 1815. Also served as a member of New Jersey State Legislature. (bio by...

11/20/2009 6/19/2017

Watson Coleman, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., February 6, 1945; B.A., Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, N.J., 1985; member of the New Jersey state assembly,...

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

John S. Watson, Sr. (1924 - 1996)

S. Watson (August 14, 1924 - June 15, 1996) was an African-American Democratic Party politician who served six terms in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he represented the 15th Legislative Distri...

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

Sires, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Bejucal, Cuba, January 26, 1951; graduated from Memorial High School, West New York, N.J.; B.A., St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., 1974; M.A., Mid...

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

Garrett, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., July 9, 1959; graduated from High Point Regional High School, Sussex, N.J., 1977; B.A., Montclair State University, Mo...

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

Albert Pierson Condit MP (1829 - 1901)

Condit, Albert P. (1829-1901) — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., December 10, 1829. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1866-67...

9/28/2016 9/28/2016

Welsh Miller (August 29, 1800 – September 30, 1862) was a United States Senator from New Jersey.BiographyBorn in German Valley, New Jersey (in Washington Township, Morris County), he attended the publi...

5/14/2014 9/28/2016

Moore, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., December 25, 1810; attended private schools for a short time; became engaged in mercantile pursuits and later in iro...

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

John Sinnickson (1755 - 1816)

Sinnickson, John (1755-1816) — of Salem County, N.J. Born in Lower Penns Neck Township (now Pennsville), Salem County, N.J., September 20, 1755. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem ...

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

John Sinnickson (1789 - 1862)

Sinnickson, John (1789-1862) — of Salem County, N.J. Born in Lower Penns Neck Township (now Pennsville), Salem County, N.J., July 9, 1789. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County...

10/23/2014 9/20/2016

Sinnickson, (nephew of Thomas Sinnickson [1744-1817]), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Salem, Salem County, N.J., December 13, 1786; completed preparatory studies; engaged in mercantile pursu...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Sinnickson, (granduncle of Clement Hall Sinnickson and uncle of Thomas Sinnickson [1786-1873]), a Representative from New Jersey; born near Salem, Salem County, N.J., December 21, 1744; completed prepa...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Sen. James Schureman (F-NJ) MP (1756 - 1824)

Schureman (February 12, 1756 – January 22, 1824) was an American merchant and statesman from New Brunswick, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress as well as the United State...

1/22/2012 9/19/2016

Edmund Lewis Joy, (USA) (1835 - 1892)

• an attorney in Newark, NJ Genealogy for the Joy family • 36th Regiment of Iowa infantry in Civil War ... was at Vicksburg

2/22/2016 6/30/2016

Bodo Otto, Jr. (1748 - 1782)

Bodo Otto was a physician, and warmly attached to the patriot cause during the American Revolutionary War. He sat in the senate of New Jersey, and served during the war as an officer in the Continental...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Governor Elias P. Seeley (1791 - 1846)

...this Ebenezer being the father of Elias P. Seeley, Governor of the State...Elias Petty Seeley (November 10, 1791 in Bridgeton, New Jersey – August 23, 1846) was an American Whig Party politician who...

6/25/2011 6/19/2016

Samuel Fowler, U.S. Congress MP (1779 - 1844)

Samuel Fowler was a doctor, state legislator, and member of the United States House of Representatives from northwestern New Jersey. As the owner of zinc and iron mines and an iron works at Franklin, N...

3/12/2015 6/8/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor #: A088604 Sanford Pennington (1757 – September 17, 1826) was the sixth Governor of New Jersey, serving from 181...

1/4/2009 6/8/2016

P. Frelinghuysen ( /ˈfriːlɪŋhaɪsən/; born April 29, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district, serving since 1995. He is a member of the Republican Party.Early life,...

1/22/2012 5/9/2016

D. Payne is an American Democratic Party politician, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 1998-2008, where he represented the 29th legislative district. He has been the Assembly's De...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

J. Pascrell, Jr., a Representative from New Jersey; born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., January 25, 1937; graduated from St. John the Baptist High School, Paterson, N.J., 1955; B.A., Fordham Univer...

4/15/2016 4/30/2016

Pennington (May 4, 1796 – February 16, 1862) was an American politician and lawyer, the Governor of New Jersey, and Speaker of the House during his one term in Congress.Born in Newark, New Jersey, he g...

1/2/2011 4/29/2016

Cummings McWhorter Pennington, Sr. (July 2, 1810, Newark, New Jersey - January 25, 1867, New York City) was an American Whig Party / Opposition Party politician who represented New Jersey's 5th congres...

7/14/2011 4/29/2016

Hugh Kiefer Lance (1873 - 1939)

New Jersey State Assembly member.

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Wesley Leonard Lance (1908 - 2007)

Leonard Lance (November 21, 1908 – August 25, 2007) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as a member of both the New Jersey General Assembly and the New Jersey Senate.

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Lance, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., June 25, 1952; graduated from North Hunterdon Regional High School, Annandale, N.J., 1970; B.A., Lehigh University, Bet...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Pallone, Jr., a Representative from New Jersey; born in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., October 30, 1951; graduated from Long Branch High School, Long Branch, N.J., 1969; B.A., Middlebury College, ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

A. LoBiondo, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J., May 12, 1946; graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School, Rockville, Md., 1964; B.A., St. Joseph’s Universit...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Find-a-Grave Memorial: , Samuel Lewis (1787-1842) of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Son of Henry Southard; brother of Isaac Southard. Born in Basking Ridge, Somerset County, N.J., June 9, 1787. Democrat....

5/10/2008 4/4/2016

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 S...

6/8/2014 4/1/2016

Norcross, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., December 13, 1958; graduated from Pennsauken High School, Pennsauken, N.J., 1977; A.S., Camden County College, Camden, N...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Born: In Philadelphia, Jan. 5, 1870. Start hi life: Retail clothier. Career: When he was 11, his family moved to the New Jersey coast, becoming the first Jews to colonize Atlantic City. There, after gr...

11/27/2010 2/22/2016

Cornelius Christie (1835 - 1908)

Cornelius Christie was born December 6, 1835, the son of David Christie (1789-1848) and Anna Brinkerhoff. His parents had fifteen children. On his father's side, his great-great-grandfather, James Chri...

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

Scudder (May 10, 1733 – October 17, 1781) was an American physician and patriot leader during the Revolutionary War. He served as a delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress, where he was one...

10/7/2009 1/2/2016

Rep. Joseph Hopkinson (1770 - 1842)

Hopkinson (November 12, 1770 – January 15, 1842) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, and later a United States federal judge.Early life, education, and careerJoseph Hop...

11/22/2010 8/19/2015

Robert Clymer Hendrickson , a Senator from New Jersey; born in Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J., August 12, 1898; attended public schools; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Army...

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

William Hughes , a Representative and a Senator from New Jersey; born in Drogheda, Ireland, April 3, 1872; immigrated to the United States in 1880 with his parents, who settled in Paterson, N.J.; atten...

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

John Rhoderic McPherson , a Senator from New Jersey; born in York, Livingston County, N.Y., May 9, 1833; attended the common schools and pursued an academic course; moved to Jersey City, N.J., in 1859;...

8/6/2015 8/7/2015

Robert Menendez , a Senator and a Representative from New Jersey; born in New York, N.Y., on January 1, 1954; graduated from Union Hill High School, Union City, N.J., 1972; B.A., Saint Peter’s College,...

8/6/2015 8/6/2015

William Griggs (July 10, 1849 – November 28, 1927) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 29th Governor of New Jersey, from 1896 to 1898, stepping down to assume the position as...

6/5/2014 7/5/2015

Howell Smathers (January 7, 1891 – September 24, 1955) was a Democratic United States Senator from New Jersey, serving from 1937 to 1943.BiographySmathers was born on a plantation near Waynesville, Nor...

8/16/2014 6/25/2015