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William Lewis Dayton
Birth: Feb. 17, 1807
Basking Ridge
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1864

US Senator. He was elected as a Senator from New Jersey to the United States Senate, serving from 1842 to 1851. In 1856 he ran as Republican John C. Fremont's Vice Presidential candidate, thus become the very first Republican to run for that office. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Elmendorf Van Der Veer Dayton (1810 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Ferdinand V Dayton (1834 - 1866)*
  Anna L Dayton (1836 - 1924)*
  William Lewis Dayton (1839 - 1897)*
  Edward Lewis Dayton (1842 - 1847)*
  Edward Lewis Dayton (1844 - 1867)*
  Robert Dayton (1846 - 1855)*
  Margaret V Dayton (1847 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 19-20
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 21, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4825
William Lewis Dayton
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William Lewis Dayton
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
William Lewis Dayton
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Dayton Street, Trenton, NJThis thouroughfare memoralizes William L. Dayton.(Source: Trenton State Gazette; Sept. 1933-Jan. 1934)
- Scott Balyer
 Added: Apr. 22, 2014

- John P. Birosak
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014
With honor and respect. ★☆★
- sniksnak
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
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