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Reuben Whallon

  • Birth 7 Dec 1776 Bedminster, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 1843 Essex, Essex County, New York, USA
  • Burial Essex, Essex County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 21291966

US Congressman. Born in Bedminster, New Jersey, he moved to Argyle, New York in the 1790s and served as Justice of the Peace there from 1806 to 1811. He later moved to Essex, New York, where he was a large landowner, farmer, merchant, and mill owner. Whallon served as captain and major in the New York State Militia 1803-1814, which included active duty in the War of 1812. He was a member of the State assembly from 1808 to 1812, served as Supervisor of the town of Essex twice (1818 to 1819 and 1827 to 1828), and was First Judge of Essex County Court of Common Pleas from 1831 to 1838. Whallon was elected to the 23rd Congress and served from 1833 to 1835. He died at his Essex farm.

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  • Originally Created by: Tom Lynch
  • Added: 1 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21291966
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Whallon (7 Dec 1776–15 Apr 1843), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21291966, citing Whallons Bay Cemetery, Essex, Essex County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .