John Hill

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John Hill

Catskill, Greene County, New York, USA
Death 24 Jul 1884 (aged 64)
Boonton, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Boonton, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6702831 · View Source
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US Congressman. Elected to represent two different New Jersey Districts in the United States House of Representatives. Represented the 4th District in his first term, serving from 1867 to 1873, then the 5th District in his second term, serving from 1881 to 1883. A staunch supporter of the Union effort in the Civil War, he contributed to the recuitment of New Jersey troops for the Union Army. His son, Major John T. Hill, served as Captain in the 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and as Major of the 12th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, and was in command of the 12th NJ during the Battle of Gettysburg.

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  • Added: 20 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6702831
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Hill (10 Jun 1820–24 Jul 1884), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6702831, citing Boonton Avenue Cemetery, Boonton, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .