Thomas Sinnickson

Thomas Sinnickson

Birth
Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Death 17 Feb 1873 (aged 86)
Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 27790142 · View Source
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US Congressman. After completing his education he became a merchant in Salem and was also involved in other business ventures. A member of a family prominent in New Jersey public affairs, Sinnickson served in several offices, including Judge of the Court of Errors and Appeals, member of the New Jersey Assembly, and Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. In 1828 he was the successful Adams candidate in the special election for US House of Representatives seat left vacant by the death of Hedge Thompson. Sinnickson served the remainder of Thompson's term, December, 1828 to March, 1829. He did not run for election to a full term and returned to his business and civic interests. Thomas Sinnickson was the nephew of Congressman Thomas Sinnickson (1744-1817). Another relative, Clement H. Sinnickson (1834-1919), served in Congress from 1875 to 1879.

Bio by: Bill McKern



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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 24 Jun 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 27790142
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Sinnickson (13 Dec 1786–17 Feb 1873), Find a Grave Memorial no. 27790142, citing Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard, Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .