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James Bishop

  • Birth 11 May 1816 New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 10 May 1895 Morris County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 5989059

U.S. Congressman. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he was successful in mercantile pursuits and served as a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, (1849-50). In 1855, he was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress, serving until 1857. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in the rubber trade in New York City and was chief of the bureau of labor statistics of New Jersey, (1878-93). He died at age 78 near Morristown, New Jersey.

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JAMES BISHOP DIED MAY 10, 1895


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  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 21 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5989059
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Bishop (11 May 1816–10 May 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5989059, citing Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .