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 William Lewis Dayton

William Lewis Dayton

Birth
Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 1 Dec 1864 (aged 57)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section D, Lot 19-20
Memorial ID 4825 · View Source
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US Senator. He was elected as a Senator from New Jersey to the United States Senate, serving from 1842 to 1851. In 1856 he ran as Republican John C. Fremont's Vice Presidential candidate, thus become the very first Republican to run for that office.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4825
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lewis Dayton (17 Feb 1807–1 Dec 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4825, citing Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .