George Thomas Cobb

George Thomas Cobb

Birth
Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Death 12 Aug 1870 (aged 56)
White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6712509 · View Source
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US Congressman. Successful in foreign trade business pursuits, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving (1861-63). Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the New Jersey State Senate, (1865,68), Mayor of Morristown, (1865-69) and a trustee of Drew Theological Seminary, until his death at age 56. He was killed in an accident while on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad line.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 22 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6712509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Thomas Cobb (13 Oct 1813–12 Aug 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6712509, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .