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Nehemiah Perry
Birth: Mar. 30, 1816
Death: Jan. 1, 1881

US Congressman. Born in in Ridgefield, Connecticut, he clerked in a stores in Norwalk, and New York City, then moved to Newark, New Jersey, in 1836. There he engaged in the manufacture of clothing business, was a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, (1850, 1856) and served as a member of the common council in 1852. In 1861, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1865. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his former manufacturing pursuits and was Mayor of Newark in 1873. He died at age 65 in Newark, New Jersey. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Nehemiah Perry (1841 - 1875)*
 
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 19, 2002
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Nehemiah Perry
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