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 Henry Southard

Henry Southard

Birth
Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, USA
Death 22 May 1842 (aged 94)
Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6404773 · View Source
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US Congressman. Served in the New Jersey Militia during the Revolutionary War. Elected to represent 6 different New Jersey Districts in the United States House of Representatives during two seperate terms in office (first term from 1801 to 1811, second term from 1815 to 1821). Represented the 3rd District from 1801 to 1803, was an At-Large Representative from 1803 to 1805, and again from 1807 to 1809. Represented the 6th District from 1805 to 1807, and the 5th District from 1809 to 1811. In his second tenure in Congress, he represented the 2nd District from 1817 to 1817, and from 1819 to 1821, and the 20th District from 1817 to 1819. He was the father of NJ Congressman Isaac Southard, and of Samuel L. Southard, who served as New Jersey Governor, US Senator and Secretary of the Navy.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6404773
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Southard (7 Oct 1747–22 May 1842), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6404773, citing Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .