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 William Sanford Pennington, Jr

William Sanford Pennington, Jr

Birth
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 16 Feb 1862 (aged 65)
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section S, Lot 87
Memorial ID 4861 · View Source
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19th New Jersey Governor, US Congressman. He served as Governor of New Jersey from 1837 to 1843. He was elected as a Republican to represent New Jersey's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1859 to 1861. From 1860 to 1861 he served as Speaker of the House of Representatives, the only New Jersey Congressman do ever do so. He was the son of 10th New Jersey Governor William Pennington, Sr., and the cousin of New Jersey Congressman Alexander C.M. Pennington.



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  • Added: 21 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4861
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Sanford Pennington, Jr (4 May 1796–16 Feb 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4861, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .