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Alexander Cumming McWhorter Pennington
Birth: Oct. 25, 1810
Death: Jan. 25, 1867

US Congressman. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he attended the US Military Academy West Point, (1826-28), studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced to practice in Newark, New Jersey. He was a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1837-38) and a alderman of Newark, (1837-40). In 1853, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and reelected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress, serving until 1857. After leaving the Congress, he moved to New York City, where he died at age 56. His son Alexander C.M. Pennington Jr. was a Union Brigadier General in the Civil War. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Johnston Kennedy Pennington (1811 - 1870)*
 
 Children:
  Anne Estelle Pennington (1836 - 1857)*
  Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington (1838 - 1917)*
  Mary Condit Pennington (1839 - 1926)*
  Roberta Kennedy Pennington (1847 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 19, 2002
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