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Mahlon Dickerson
Birth: Apr. 17, 1770
Hanover
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1853
Succasunna
Morris County
New Jersey, USA

New Jersey Governor, U.S. Senator. He was educated by private tutors, graduated from the College of New Jersey, in 1789 and served as a Private in the 2nd Regiment Cavalry, New Jersey Militia, during the Whiskey Rebellion. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1793, began practicing law in the Pennsylvania courts in 1797, was Pennsylvania State commissioner of bankruptcy in 1802, adjutant general of Pennsylvania, (1805-08) and recorder of the City of Philadelphia, (1808-10). Moving to New Jersey, in 1810, he was a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1811-13), law reporter for the New Jersey State Supreme court, (1813-14) and justice of the New Jersey State Supreme Court, (1813-15). In 1815, he was a elected as a Democratic Republican the 12th New Jersey Governor, serving until 1817. After his term, he was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1817-33). He was then appointed Secretary of the Navy by President Andrew Jackson, serving (1834-38), was United States District Judge for New Jersey in 1840 and a delegate to the New Jersey State constitutional convention of 1844. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Inscription:
MAHLON DICKERSON
SON OF
JONATHAN & MARY DICKERSON
BORN APRIL 17 1770
DIED OCT 5 1853
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HIS BIOGRAPHY IS WRITTEN IN
THE LEGISLATIVE EXECUTIVE AND
JUDICIAL RECORDS OF HIS COUNTRY
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MARK THE PERFECT MAN AND BEHOLD THE UPRIGHT FOR THE
END OF THAT MAN IS PEACE.
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Succasunna
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 12, 2003
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